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

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
 David Bacon is a writer and photojournalist whose work explores issues of labor, immigration and international politics. The author of numerous books, his most recent The Right To Stay Home documents the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to... 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