Welcome Back! Ready for an Exciting Spring?

Welcome back to all CLACS Students! This semester CLACS will offer unique and interesting courses, with topics ranging from the sociology of the image to the construction of the nation-state and the emergence of citizenships in Latin America and the Caribbean. We’ll explore topics from international human rights to ethnographic methods and political science. TheContinue reading “Welcome Back! Ready for an Exciting Spring?”

Stories of El Salvador: The Civil War and Its Aftermath

Next April the Graduate Association of Latin American Studies (GALAS) at NYU will open an exhibition entitled Stories of El Salvador: The Civil War and Its Aftermath. Raúl Guzmán and Camilla Querin, two students of the joint degree Master’s program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Museum Studies will be curating the exhibition thatContinue reading “Stories of El Salvador: The Civil War and Its Aftermath”

CLACS Fall 2013 Orientation

NYU CLACS Fall 2013 Orientation Program Thursday August 29 12:00pm–5:00pm 53 Washington Square South, 4W, Room 404 12:00–1:30 pm    Introduction to CLACS, Welcome and Overview of the MA Program Introduction and Welcome Jill Lane, Director CLACS Faculty Introductions Pamela Calla, Odi Gonzalez, Katherine Smith, Edgardo Perez Morales Returning student introductions Incoming student introductions Discussion ofContinue reading “CLACS Fall 2013 Orientation”

Congrats! You’ve Been Accepted to CLACS- Now What?

Congratulations on your acceptance to CLACS at NYU! You’ve been accepted to a challenging and enriching interdisciplinary program with amazing professors and students in one of the most extraordinary cities in the world. You’re probably beyond excited for this opportunity and eager to get started, but you may not be sure just yet if thisContinue reading “Congrats! You’ve Been Accepted to CLACS- Now What?”

CLACS Hosts Over 100 Free Events Each Year

Each year, CLACS hosts over 100 events that are free and open to the public.  These Latin America and Caribbean-themed events range from film screenings to lecture series, art exhibits to book readings. Most of our events are followed by a reception, where students, faculty, and community members have the opportunity to connect and discuss.Continue reading “CLACS Hosts Over 100 Free Events Each Year”

CLACS Welcomes Director Sinclair Thomson

We are thrilled to welcome Sinclair Thomson as the new CLACS Director! Starting this spring, Thomson will bring innovative events and research on Latin America to CLACS. A historian, Thomson’s research focuses on indigenous social movements, and how revolutionary ideas live on in Andean collective memory and myth. Thomson’s book We Alone Will Rule: NativeContinue reading “CLACS Welcomes Director Sinclair Thomson”

K-12 Educator Series Explores US/Mexico Relations

Early this past December, CLACS and what moves you? hosted a series of two K-12 Educator Workshops which focused on two films from the Indocumentales / Undocumentaries US-Mexico Film Series. The December 5th event included a screening of Farmingville; and the December 14th workshop focused on the film Which Way Home. The events featured anContinue reading “K-12 Educator Series Explores US/Mexico Relations”

CLACS K-12 Summer Institute on Colonial Latin America

Last summer, in the first ever collaboration between NYU CLACS, Yale PIER, and the Yale Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, CLACS helped organized the Colonial Latin America Summer Institute for educators. The Institute is a series of intensive professional development sessions that serves as a continuing educational training tool for in-service and pre-serviceContinue reading “CLACS K-12 Summer Institute on Colonial Latin America”

Congratulation to our 2011 CLACS M.A. Graduates!

Felicidades to our 2011 CLACS M.A. graduate students! Jan 2011 Franklin Steven Moreno Cristina Tamara Diaz-Carrera Lee Ann Evans Mariana Judith Pardes Omar Ramadan Karla Paola Reyes Ashley Georgia Roseberry Maria Piedrahita Trimble Rachel Elizabeth Brooks-Ames May 2011 Roque Daniel Planas Andrew Collin O’Reilly Rebecca Lynn Fisher Carla Campbell Sept 2011 Lance Steagall