Perspectives from the Field: Ben Aplin

On Friday, December 7th, we had hosted another CLACS Alumn during our Perspectives from the Field Series, a speaker series that invites CLACS alumni from a wide range of professions to speak about their experiences since graduation, and how their studies at CLACS prepared them for the work that they are doing today. The topicsContinue reading “Perspectives from the Field: Ben Aplin”

Congratulations to CLACS January 2013 MA Graduates!

The following graduates completed the CLACS MA program! We offer you warmest congratulations, and best wishes as you embark on the next phases of your careers. Felicidades graduates, and please Keep in touch! Rebecca Bintrim, David Bowker, Rachel Emily, Elisse Leani Garcia, Maria Magdalena Gruneisen, Kevin McLoughlin, Kristi Philips, Amanda Tollefson, and Robin Whitney.

Perspectives from the Field: Ana María Blanco

On Friday, October 19th, we had hosted another CLACS Alumn during our Perspectives from the Field Series, a speaker series that invites CLACS alumni from a wide range of professions to speak about their experiences since graduation, and how their studies at CLACS prepared them for the work that they are doing today. The topicsContinue reading “Perspectives from the Field: Ana María Blanco”

Perspectives from the Field: Tamar Hahn

On Friday, September 28th, we launched our Perspectives from the Field Series, a speaker series that invites CLACS alumni from a wide range of professions to speak about their experiences since graduation, and how their studies at CLACS prepared them for the work that they are doing today. The topics that our invited speakers discussContinue reading “Perspectives from the Field: Tamar Hahn”

CLACS Alumni Profile: Franklin Moreno

CLACS Alum Franklin Moreno is the Schools Programs Manager at El Museo del Barrio, where he has worked since 2009.  El Museo del Barrio is a Latino cultural institution dedicated to promoting Latin American and Caribbean art and culture. He was recently accepted to a PhD program in Human Development and Education at UC Berkeley, whereContinue reading “CLACS Alumni Profile: Franklin Moreno”

CLACS Alumni Profile: Amy Risley

Amy Risley is an Assistant Professor in the International Studies department at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, and a CLACS alum. She graduated from CLACS in 1998 and focused her research on Latin American politics. While at CLACS she received a Tinker Field Research Grant to do field research in Argentina, where she studied civilContinue reading “CLACS Alumni Profile: Amy Risley”

CLACS Alum at September 11th Tribute Center

Esther Mares is a CLACS graduate who is now a Collections Assistant at the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center. Esther graduated in January 2012 with an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies with a concentration in museum studies. She landed a job in her field before she even completed her last semester. EstherContinue reading “CLACS Alum at September 11th Tribute Center”

Congratulations to our January 2012 MA Graduates!

The following graduates completed the CLACS MA program in three semesters. We offer you warmest congratulations, and best wishes as you embark on the next phases of your lives. Felicidades, graduates! Keep in touch!! Kate Bedecarre, Katti Wachs, Sam Ginsburg, Sofia Huizar, Esther Mares, Yesenia Fernadez, Daniel Tate

CLACS Alum Builds Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University

When Aldo Lauria Santiago was an MA student at CLACS at NYU, he began the research that led to several books, and eventually served as inspiration to grow the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Currently, Aldo is both Chair and Associate Professor of the Latino and HispanicContinue reading “CLACS Alum Builds Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University”

Q & A with CLACS Alum Eva Sanchis

Eva Sanchis graduated from the CLACS  joint journalism M.A. program in 2003. At CLACS, she focused her research on media portrayals of Latino communities, and overall media coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean. Since then, she continues to focus on these issues, and has published her work extensively, She recently relocated to London, whereContinue reading “Q & A with CLACS Alum Eva Sanchis”