This year, we are excited to participate in UMassGives 2023! We are hoping to partially fund a series of initiatives via donations made during our POWER HOUR on APRIL 27 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET The center or department with the highest number of contributions during this hour, an average of 100 donations in previous years, […]
Yesterday, 04/03, we co-sponsored a wonderful lecture by Dr. Leila Lehnen, Associate Professor and Chair of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University. Dr. Lehnen gave an extremely insightful talk on contemporary Indigenous Brazilian literature and art. Her lecture addressed the (epistemic and ontological) violence indigenous peoples have been experiencing historically and pointed out the […]
Special thanks to our 2022 Faculty Visioning Grant awardees, Professors Theresa Austin and Maria José Botelho, who presented their project in our faculty meeting last Friday, 03/24. The goal of their project is to institutionalize transformative pathwaysfor recruiting and mentoring Latinx paraprofessionals into licensed-teaching and other community-based positions.
Querida comunidad, Due to inclement weather, our peña dinner has been postponed to April (date TBD). Stay safe and warm! Saludos cordiales, Stephanie Fetta and the CLACLS Team
Dear CLACLS Community, Join us next Thursday, 02/23, at 5:30 for our Spring 2023 Peña in celebration of Black History Month! RSVP using the QR code below and help us to spread the word. Family members/ partners and children are welcome!
Dear CLACLS Community, We are happy to introduce you to our Spring 2023 Fulbright Brazilian Chair, Dr. Luciane Corrêa Ferreira. Professor Ferreira will be teaching a new course on Immigration, Urban Violence, and Climate Change in Brazil. Please, take a look a the attached flyer for more details and help us by passing along the course offering annoucement. Dr. […]
Don’t miss the opportunity of attending a distinguished lecture by Dr. Elisa Loncón Antileo, Mapuche scholar and activist, advocate for Indigenous linguistic rights in Latin America, professor at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile, and former president of the Constitutional Assembly of Chile (2021-2022). TOMORROW, 02/02, @ 5:35 P.M !!! This event will be hosted […]
Querida comunidad, We would like to invite you to celebrate el día de los muertos/ Halloween with us on Monday, 10/31, at 5:30 pm (UMass Amherst Campus Center, 8th floor, room 804). We will be joined by Diana Alvarez (aka Doctora Xingona), a Xicanx expansive multimedia artist. She is the composer and filmmaker behind Quiero Volver: A Xingonx Ritual Opera, a […]
Dear CLACLS Community,Join us on Friday, 09/23 @ 1:00 pm, for this conversation on Cuba’s current crisis and the government’s reform policies. More information in the flyer. Saludos cordiales,CLACLS Team
We are pleased to invite you to join us on October 6th for CLACLS Fall 2022 Reception Dinner. We are also happy to announce that this year’s special guest speakers will be Agustín Lao Montes and Dinah Orozco Herrera. Let’s come together to thank and celebrate our community.