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Timmons Roberts and Guy Edwards to Release New Book

This month, Timmons Roberts and Guy Edwards will release their new book A Fragmented Continent: Latin America and the Global Politics of Climate Change (MIT Press, 2015). The book contains a forward by former President of Chile Ricardo Lagos

(Distributed November 4, 2015)

Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival Press Coverage!

From October 1-7, 2015, CLACS hosted Brown University's first Latin Jazz and Pop Festival. A lively celebration of Latin musics and cultures, the week featured live performances from artists such as Descemer Bueno, PALO!, Pedrito Martinez, Gina Chavez, Ed Calle, and Sonlokos; as well as panels and lectures with Eva Silot Bravo, Martin Cohen, Ned Sublette and others. Co-sponsored by the Watson Institute, the Fundación Botín, the Brown Department of Music, the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, and the Creative Arts Council.

(Distributed October 26, 2015)

Upcoming Talk by Hector Hoyos, Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature at Stanford

Héctor Hoyos is Assistant Professor of Latin American literature at Stanford University. He holds a Ph.D. in Romance Studies from Cornell University, and degrees in Philosophy and Literature from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. His book, Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel (Columbia UP, 2015), examines post-1989 Latin American novels of globalization and their relevance for world literature.

(Distributed October 26, 2015)

CLACS Former Visiting Professor Appointed Director of Dejusticia

After a decade of work as Co-Director at the International Department of the Bogota-based human rights organization, founding member César Rodríguez Garavito was named Executive Director of Dejusticia on Monday, September 28. Dejusticia--a leader of social justice work and innovative research--"view[s] the law not only as a form of regulation, but also as a tool for social transformation... to generate a more democratic legal culture and respect for human rights" (Dejusticia, About Us). 

(Distributed September 29, 2015)
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