(edited Friday, March 13th) Dear LACIS Community (including faculty, staff, students, and community supporters)… It is very likely that you have already heard about UW-Madison’s decision to temporarily suspend face-to-face course instruction, as well as …
"Antropoloops: Open Musical Collages" is coming up on 3/10 is the next installment of our lunchtime lecture series, as presented by Ruben Alonso.
The lecture will be a special installation of the Lunchtime Lecture series, taking place in Music Hall at 12:30-1:30.
From the environment to indigeneity to migration, LACIS affiliates are engaged in a broad range of research around Latin America, the Caribbean, and Iberia. LACIS Faculty Director Kata Beilin maps some of the LACIS affiliates' current research by themes and regions. Read "Mapping LACIS Research" for more information.
This special eight-week course is designed for people wishing to study beginning Brazilian Portuguese.
The Institute will take place at UW-Madison during the eight-week summer session, June 15-August 7, 2020.
- April 7POSTPONED: “Women’s Voices. New Approaches to Mexico’s Human Rights Crisis”Presented by Lucia Melgar, cultural critic and professor of literature and gender studies12:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
- April 7
- April 14POSTPONED: “Staying Human: Environmental Humanities, Climate Change Adaptation, & Agriculture in E. Caribbean"Presented by Kevin Meehan, Professor of English & Director, Haitian Studies Project, University of Central Florida12:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
- April 14
- April 21CANCELED: “Socioeconomical Aspects & Sustainability of Dual Purpose Production Cattle Farms in Central Mexico" Presented by Benito Albarran-Portillo, Professor, Centro Universitario UAEM Temascaltepec12:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
The mission of the Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program as both a Title VI Resource Center*, and as an academic program is:
- To train Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian specialists for academic, government, and private sector work.
- To support the intellectual development and intercultural knowledge of students and faculty interested in the region.
- To serve as a local, regional, and national resource center that provides outreach, support, and information to other university units, K-12 educators, government, community, and business constituencies.
*LACIS is funded in part by a Title VI Resource grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s International Foreign Language Education (IFLE) program.