Commencement 2014

CLACS sends its best wishes to the Class of 2014, especially our CLACS Concentrators!

Don't forget to tag us in your pictures using the hashtag #WatsonCLACSgrad.

(Distributed May 16, 2014)

CLACS to Host Conference on Educating Latinos in Rhode Island

CLACS will host the conference Educating Latinos in Rhode Island: Prospects and Challenges on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

It will take place at the Watson Institute for International Studies at 111 Thayer Street.

The event will be recorded and livestreamed, and is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend, you can view the conference here.

(Distributed April 30, 2014)

CLACS to Host Two Conferences Next Week

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) will host two conferences this week at the Watson Institute for International Studies (111 Thayer Street, Providence RI).

The first, Venezuela after Chavez, will take place on Wednesday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The second, Educating Latino Students in Rhode Island: Prospects in Challenges, will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public.

For more information including a list of participants, see the attached posters.

(Distributed April 25, 2014)

Making and Unmaking of Caribbean Space in Miami's Art Worlds

Lara Stein Pardo, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown's Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, will present a lunchtime talk on the Making and Unmaking of Caribbean Space in Miami's Art Worlds.  

(Distributed April 21, 2014)

News Coverage of CLACS Conference on Climate Change

Media outlets in the U.S. and Latin America covered the conference Governing Climate Change, which CLACS recently organized with the support and collaboration of several other units at Brown University. The conference was held on April 16, 2014 and featured former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos, and representatives of several Latin American nations.

(Distributed April 18, 2014)
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