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News Coverage of CLACS Conference on Climate Change

Media outlets in the U.S. and Latin America covered the conference Governing Climate Change, which CLACS recently organized with the support and collaboration of several other units at Brown University. The conference was held on April 16, 2014 and featured former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos, and representatives of several Latin American nations.

Richard Feinberg to Speak at CLACS on April 22

Richard Feinberg will speak next Tuesday, April 22 at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown University. The title of his lecture is "Cuba: Can Reform Save Communism?" 

Feinberg,  a professor of international political economy at University of California, San Diego, served as special assistant to President Clinton and senior director of the National Security Council’s Office of Inter-American Affairs.

Panel Discussion and Book Signing- Crecer a golpes (2013)

CLACS is pleased to announce that several of the renowned writers who contributed to the book Crecer a golpes: Crónicas y ensayos de América Latina a 40 años de Allende y Pinochet (2013) will participate in a panel discussion and book signing at Brown University in April. 



Venezuela After Chavez Conference (April 30, 2014)

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) will host a conference entitled Venezuela After Chavez on April 30, 2014 at the Watson Institute for International Studies.

The one-day event will feature renowned academics and journalists from several fields who will discuss the current situation in Venezuela from a wide range of perspectives.


 Brown to Host Symposium on Hispanic Cinema Studies Now

On Friday, May 2, the Department of Hispanic Studies will host a one-day symposium entitled Hispanic Cinema Studies Now. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Rochambeau House (84 Prospect Street, Providence, RI).

The event is being co-sponsored by CLACS, the Creative Arts Council and the Department of Modern Culture and Media.