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

Virtual Dialogues Seminar Series: From Repression to Regulation, Drug Policies in Latin America Moderated by Matias Bianchi, When: Thursday, October 2nd, 12:30 pm Where: Social Sciences Building Room 311, Participants include Pedro Isern, Carla Musto, Marcela Vasquez and Eduardo Vergara, Sponsored... read more
The UA Center for Latin American Studies a Title VI National Resource Center Presents: Michael Deibert, In the Shadow of Saint Death, the Gulf Cartel and the Price of Americas’ Drug War in Mexico Thursday, September 25, 4pm to 6 pm, Student Union Copper Room, 4th Level This talk is co-sponsored by... read more
Virtual Dialogues Seminar Series: From Repression to Regulation, Drug Policies in Latin America
Virtual Dialogues Seminar Series: From Repression to Regulation, Drug Policies in Latin America Moderated by Matias Bianchi, When: Thursday, October 2nd, 12:30 pm Where: Social Sciences Building Room... read more
The UA Center for Latin American Studies a Title VI National Resource Center Presents: Michael Deibert, In the Shadow of Saint Death, the Gulf Cartel and the Price of Americas’ Drug War in Mexico
The UA Center for Latin American Studies a Title VI National Resource Center Presents: Michael Deibert, In the Shadow of Saint Death, the Gulf Cartel and the Price of Americas’ Drug War in Mexico... read more
Premiere Evening Presentation- In the Americas with David Yetman
Premiere Evening Presentation- In the Americas with David Yetman HD Television Series for PBS When & Time: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Where: Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway... read more
Come Join LAS Friday, September 5th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Reid Park Ramada #22
Come Join LAS Friday, September 5th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Reid Park Ramada #22 Event reschedule- The Welcome Back LAS event at Reid Park under Ramada #22 has been rescheduled from Friday August... read more
The Silkscreen Revolution: An Exhibit of Cuban Poster Art
The Silkscreen Revolution: An Exhibit of Cuban Poster Art October 15, Student Union Gallery, 4-6 PM This exhibit assembles powerful works of popular poster art produced following the Cuban Revolution... read more