• Center for Latin American Studies

    Welcome to CLAS!

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  • Dialogos Regionales

    CLAS, together with Colombian academic and civil society partners, the Governor's Office of Cauca, as well as the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ) and the United States Institute for Peace inaugurated the first of several proposed Regional Peace Dialogues in Colombia, on September 25-26, 2014 in Popayán, Colombia. The project is supported in part through a Reflective Engagement Grant awarded by Georgetown University's President's Office.

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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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