Welcome to Center for Latin American Studies

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) was named a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center and received a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Grant (2010-2014). CLAS hosts an outstanding faculty with particular expertise regionally in Mexico, Brazil and Central America. Thematic strengths include Environmental Studies, Border Studies, Power & Inequality, and History & Culture. The Center offers an undergraduate major and minor; a Masters Degree, with dual degree programs in Journalism, Law, Public Health and Public Administration; as well as a PhD minor option. The Center for Latin American Studies coordinates a broad range cultural events, faculty & student research, outreach and teaching.

Center News

When: Thursday January 22nd  Time: 7:30 - 9:00 PM Place: Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd What: The Quest for Hops & Favelas and Samba- Brazil 
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACCESSIN LATINA/O COMMUNITIESNovember 24thAgave Room - Student Union5:00pm The Center for Latin American Studies is proud to host Elizabeth Estrada, who has worked to tout reproductive justice in Latino/a communities throughout the United States. Most recently she was working in... read more
Call for Papers: Texas A&M University 5th Annual Hispanic Studies Graduate Conference
CONFERENCE TITLE:BODY, MEMORY, TRAUMAFriday March 6 - Saturday March 7, 2015CALL FOR PAPERS SUBMISSIONS: Participants may submit either a panel proposal or an individual paper. All materials may be... read more