The Second 2020 Teaching Fellows Session – #MotherTonguesUnited: What Historically Undervalued Languages Teach Us About Freedom

by Marchita Primavera, CLACS MA Candidate On Saturday, October 10 we had our second session of the Teaching Fellows program where we enjoyed a great discussion and presentation titled #MotherTonguesUnited: What Historically Undervalued Languages Teach Us About Freedom. Led by Kreyòl at NYU instructor professor Wynnie Lamour, it gathered from her background and experience teachingContinue reading “The Second 2020 Teaching Fellows Session – #MotherTonguesUnited: What Historically Undervalued Languages Teach Us About Freedom”

Bonus Track: Malayerba y la dramaturgia colectiva

No quería dejar pasar la oportunidad de postear sobre una grata sorpresa que me trajo mi viaje de investigación durante el verano. Aunque la generosa beca Tinker solamente pudo cubrir mi viaje a Lima y Bogotá, quiso la casualidad que el tercer país que anhelaba visitar viniera a mí. Gracias a coordinaciones con dos amigosContinue reading “Bonus Track: Malayerba y la dramaturgia colectiva”

Newcomers in New York: Musings on Methods

The anthropology of yore is gone— whereby researchers would go to the island to observe “the natives” and upon returning to the “real world,” share all that was learned of the other  while in “the field.”  With the advents of technology and the increasingly globalized world, there are no more islands left untouched — and soContinue reading “Newcomers in New York: Musings on Methods”

WiPLASH Features Groundbreaking Research on Latin America

CLACS is committed to supporting – and disseminating – cutting-edge research on Latin America and the Caribbean across disciplines. In addition to ongoing events like the CLACS Research Colloquium, CLACS also co-hosts WiPLASH. Works in Progress in Latin American Society and History (WiPLASH) provides an interdisciplinary space for NYC Consortium students and faculty to presentContinue reading “WiPLASH Features Groundbreaking Research on Latin America”

Summer Institute Curricular Materials Available Online

This summer, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, the Yale Programs in International Education Resources (PIER) and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at NYU partnered on a summer institute for educators. Titled Colonial LatinContinue reading “Summer Institute Curricular Materials Available Online”

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”

Follow-Up Workshop on Gender Equality

On March 30th, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Education Department, with support from CLACS, the New York State Spanish Bilingual Education Technical Assistance Center (BETAC) at NYU, and the New York State Haitian BETAC  presented a follow-up workshop to the March 8th event titled “Teach UNICEF: Exploring Gender Equality through Global Education.” Participants returned toContinue reading “Follow-Up Workshop on Gender Equality”

Teaching Gender Equality in a Global Classroom

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, CLACS coordinated with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Education Department, the New York State Spanish Bilingual Education Technical Assistance Center (BETAC) at NYU, and and the New York State Haitian BETAC   to present the workshop “Teach UNICEF: Exploring Gender Equality through Global Education.”  The participants, mainly English Language LearningContinue reading “Teaching Gender Equality in a Global Classroom”

Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom

On Monday January 31st, the CLACS Teacher Residency Program hosted the conference “Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom.” The conference, held during a New York City Board of Education Professional Development day, was attended by public school teachers from over 25 schools across the metropolitan area. The day’s eventsContinue reading “Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom”