CLACS Events this Week Spotlight Indigenous Film and Women Leaders of our Region

This week from October 27th through the 30th, CLACS will be featuring insightful programming meant to spotlight indigenous film resources and archival research, the healing power of the written word and women of the Caribbean telling their stories, and lessons learned of social change from Indigenous Lideresas in Colombia. All of these events are beingContinue reading “CLACS Events this Week Spotlight Indigenous Film and Women Leaders of our Region”

A US-Colombia University Collaboration Launches the Colombia: Past, Present, and Futures Initiative

By Amparo Hoffman-Pinilla & Sonia Ospina, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service During the 2020 Spring semester three Colombian academics delivered presentations about their research through a Faculty Working Group Series that is part of the Colombia: Past, Present, and Futures initiative. This is a collaboration between scholars from NYU and Universidad del RosarioContinue reading “A US-Colombia University Collaboration Launches the Colombia: Past, Present, and Futures Initiative”

Welcome 2017 CLACS MA Cohort!

Big smiles and enthusiasm in the air characterized the mood this week as we welcomed our 2017 cohort with a series of events beginning  Monday, August 28. From registering to class and meeting advisors, to familiarizing with the Latin American and Caribbean City of New York, these activities were designed to help our new cohortContinue reading “Welcome 2017 CLACS MA Cohort!”

El Salvador Accords 2016 Conference Videos and Transcripts Now Available

Link to Videos and Transcripts A year in the making on Spring 2016, NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and Columbia’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) presented “From War to Politics: An International Conference on El Salvador’s Peace Process.” This was a remarkable convening of stakeholders in the signing of theContinue reading “El Salvador Accords 2016 Conference Videos and Transcripts Now Available”

Andean Culture Night

Last night we celebrated Andean culture at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. The Runasimi Outreach Committee and Center for Latin American Studies hosted various community groups and artists representing Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia for the last Quechua night of the year. Participants included: Ñukanchik Llakta Wawakuna dancing Kawsay La Vida and reading aContinue reading “Andean Culture Night”

CLACS faculty members excelled at the AHA book awards

Ada Ferrer and Greg Grandin were announced to be two of the American Historical Association (AHA) awards recipients for history books published in 2014. Greg Grandin, CLACS affiliated faculty, won the Albert J. Beveridge Award for his book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World.  This award is for the best bookContinue reading “CLACS faculty members excelled at the AHA book awards”

CLACS Language Offerings to be Showcased at Orientation

On Tuesday, August 25th the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU (CLACS) kicked off the fall 2015 semester with a series of events to welcome a new class of students, and showcase to all NYU students its unique language offerings in Quechua and Haitian Kreyól. As a Title VI National Resource CenterContinue reading “CLACS Language Offerings to be Showcased at Orientation”

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?”

Teaching in the Freshman Honors Program

Three CLACS professors are going to teach in the Freshman Honors Program next semester. They explained why their field is particularly important to share with first year college students. Pamela Calla, an anthropologist, Visiting Associate Professor at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU and director of the Observatory on Racism ofContinue reading “Teaching in the Freshman Honors Program”