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CLACS sponsors and hosts a variety of academic conferences, lectures, and symposia throughout the year to foster dialogue between faculty and practitioners and to help to promote research in a variety of disciplinary and professional fields related to Latin America and the Caribbean. Our ongoing events include the Latin American Research Forum and the annual Graduate Student Conference. Please sign up for our e-newsletter Novedades for more related events on the IU campus or surrounding community.

Upcoming Events

February 6, 2016

Panamanian Dance Workshop - 1-3:30pm at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center room A217.
Movement Exchange at IU presents Damarisibeth Fragueiro, a professional Panamanian Dancer, who will be teaching a free workshop of traditional Panamanian dances.

February 9, 2016

Turning Away from Populism? The Elections in Argentina and Venezuela - 2pm in GA 2067.
Featuring guest speakers Sergio Berensztein and Augusto De Venanzi. This event is co-sponsored by the School of Global & International Studies and will feature introductory remarks by SGIS Dean Lee A. Feinstein.

February 18, 2016

Brazilian Concrete Poetry in Its International and Intermedial Contexts - 4pm in the Collins Living Learning Center Coffeehouse (corner of 10th and Woodlawn). A talk by Claus Clüver, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at IU. Part of the Brazilian Studies Group Talk Series: Brazil on the World Stage.
View the flyer here for more information.

March 3, 2016

Paraguayan language attitudes: How much Jopará is too much? MLCP Brown Bag lunch series - 12pm. Featuring Elizabeth M. Herring, Visiting Lecturer in the IU Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Location: Global & International Studies Building room 2067.

March 3-5, 2016

ACCESS and CONTROL: Resources and Technology in the Global South. CLACS Graduate Student Conference. More >>

March 31, 2016

Un Viaje con Alfonsina Storni (A Journey with Alfonsina Storni). Location: Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

April 7, 2016

An Evolutionary Perspective on Cultural Change at an Amazonian Ethnic Boundary. MLCP Brown Bag lunch series - 12pm. Featuring John Bunce, Visiting Assistant Professor in the IU Department of Anthropology. Location: Global & International Studies Building room 2067.

Outside Event Promotion Policy

CLACS will gladly help promote events/opportunities via the CLACS e-mail list as long as the following criteria are met:

  • The event/opportunity is about or related to Latin America or the Caribbean AND
  • The person advertising the event is affiliated with CLACS
Events/announcements that do not meet the above criteria may be submitted for our weekly newsletter, Novedades/Novidades, which is sent out weekly on Wednesdays.

For inclusion in Novedades/Novidades:
Events or announcements to be included in Novedades/Novidades must be sent to by 5pm Tuesday. Priority for inclusion is given to those events and announcements related to Latin American or the Caribbean. CLACS reserves the right to exclude any events/announcements that are not relevant or appropriate for inclusion in the newsletter.