Welcome to CLACS!

  • If you would like to receive email updates via our listserv, please send a message to clacs@brown.edu.
  • Jeremy Mumford, Lecturer in History, is the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration Advisor. His office is located in Room 222 in CLACS at the Watson Institute, and he holds office hours every Tuesday from 9:00-11:30 am or by appointment. 

José Itzigsohn wins the 2016 Faculty Award for Advising & Mentoring

Professor of Sociology and CLACS Affiliated Faculty José Itzigsohn was recently awarded with the 2016 Faculty Award for Advising & Mentoring. We wish him congratulations!


Conference Summary Report - Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over? 

A summary report on the April 2015 conference Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over? Prepared by Diana Graizbord (Sociology Department, Brown University)



CLACS Annual Report: 2014-2015

Presenting the CLACS Annual Report, 2014-2015. Designed by Karishma Bhatia '15, with Additional Technical Assistance Provided by Katherine Chavez '19. Compiled and Edited by Director Richard Snyder, Center Manager Katherine Goldman, Outreach Coordinator Seth Stulen, and Undergraduate Coordinator Emma Strother. You can find all CLACS Publications here

CLACS Launches Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni Newsletter! 

CLACS is pleased to bring you the first issue of our Latin American and Caribbean Studies Alumni Newsletter. If you would like to be featured in the next issue of the Alumni Newsletter, please send an update and a picture to clacs@brown.edu. The newsletter will be published again in May, 2016. Many thanks for your support of CLACS!


New Issue of Focus on Faculty!

CLACS is pleased to release Focus on Faculty Fall 2015. The publication highlights the exciting and varied work of Brown University faculty regarding Latin America and the Caribbean. This issue highlights exciting research and teaching by our faculty during Fall 2015 on topics ranging from climate change, to social violence, to undocumented immigrants, and the recently rediscovered poems of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. As always, many thanks for your support of CLACS! 


Did you miss a CLACS event? Watch the webcasts of CLACS events here.