• Center for Latin American Studies

    Welcome to CLAS!

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  • Two Book Awards

    Dr. Rappaport's book "Beyond the Lettered City: Indigenous Literacies in the Andes" wins two prestigious awards

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  • Congratulations, Professor Tutino!

    Professor Tutino Recognized with 2012 Sharlin Book Award

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  • Human Rights and Peacebuilding Lectures

    CLAS Director Marc Chernick was the feature speaker, along with Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú, on the prospects and challenges of peacebuilding in Barrancabermeja, Colombia.

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 The Center for Latin American Studies was one of the first of its kind in the United States. Its core faculty bring together diverse scholarly interests with a focus on Latin America, and adjunct faculty drawn from the Washington, D.C. area supplement their offerings. 

The application deadline for the Spring semester is 1st November


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