2022 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: “African-descended communities of Spanish America”
July 11-13, 2022 | MORE INFORMATION
Cost: $90 in-service teachers / $30 education students
Modest travel funding available for educators attending from a distance.
(VIRTUAL) EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: Empowering Educators to Teach on Genocide
January 15-16, 2022 via Zoom
This virtual event will empower Wisconsin’s K-12 educators to teach on genocide and fulfill the mandates of Act 30, the new law passed by the Wisconsin legislature and Governor Evers in April 2021. It will offer participants the chance to hear presentations by top experts and acquire free book sets and other practical materials for teaching on the subject of genocide and five specific cases: the Holocaust, Cambodia, Rwanda, Argentina, and the Uyghurs in China.
World Cinema Day 2022!
April 8, 2022
After a COVID-related hiatus, World Cinema Day is back as part of the annual Wisconsin Film Festival!
World Cinema Day brings middle and high school students and teachers to Madison for a special FREE screening of a high-quality, international film with an introduction before the film and a brief Q&A/discussion after the film led by a regional expert from UW-Madison. This is an annual event held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Film Festival.
The deadline to register is Monday, April 4th, 2022.
Mission Ulja Funk (Germany, 2021, 1h 32m)
with introduction and discussion led by Matthew Greene
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 08, 2022*
Shannon Hall, 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706
*Film screening starts at 11, but school groups are encouraged to arrive by 10:30. Please note that a mask mandate is still in place for minors and staff working with minors while on the UW-Madison campus.
(VIRTUAL) Global Learning Summit 2022: Glocal Learning Inside-Out
April 9, 2022 via Zoom | REGISTER HERE
WI Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at UW-Madison are co-sponsoring this special event. Early registration is available for DPI approved Global Scholars Program teachers, with up to 10 students (February 18th-March 4th).
Registration for remaining teacher and student seats will be available between March 7th and 18th.
*The first 80 teachers from Global Scholars Program sites will receive a complimentary copy of “Becoming a Globally Competent Educator” by Ariel Tichnor Wagner!
EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! America and World Fascism from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
2021 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: Underreported News Stories from Latin America
A collaboration between the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. CLACS, LACIS and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
March 10th, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. (CST): Virtual Guided Tour of Mexico City: “Mexico City Was on a Lake?”
LACIS has arranged to have a virtual guided tour of Mexico City for teachers, families, and others who may be interested in learning more about the history, geography, and rich cultural heritage of Mexico City!
This is a FREE event and open to any of our LACIS and LAASEN partners and friends.
The Growing Crisis of Refugees and Statelessness: A Practical, Pedagogical Workshop for Community-College Educators