The LACIS program is an interdisciplinary program, offering over 250 courses in 45 different departments which can apply towards an undergraduate major within the College of Letters and Science, a Masters of Arts, or a PhD concentration.
The Program is also a Title VI National Resource Center, in operation since 1973 in consortium with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute will host its annual World Languages Day on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Union South. World Languages Day is a college-for-a-day experience that introduces high school students from around the state of Wisconsin to the bevy of languages and cultural topics offered at UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and students offer a [...]
A group of UW-Madison students and faculty have received 2012-13 grants from the Fulbright Program, the country’s flagship program for international educational exchange. Of the 21 recipients from UW-Madison, all but three are from the College of Letters & Science. Thirteen L&S students have won fellowships from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program; three graduate students in L&S [...]
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an international symposium to celebrate two of the greatest works of Spanish literature: the 14th-century Book of Good Love and the late 15th-century Celestina: Two Spanish Masterpieces and La originalidad artística de “La Celestina”. An International Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of María Rosa Lida’s Work Events will begin [...]
Congratulations to the following College of Letters & Science staff members who all received a 2011-2012 College of Letters & Science Professional Development Grant.
[WovenLives_Poster] As part of the Year of the Arts, UW-Madison is proud to host a celebration of Latin American art, music and dance at the new Union South on Saturday, April 23.
On November 17, over 600 high school students and teachers from the state of Wisconsin visited UW-Madison for the 10th World Languages Day. A program of the Language Institute, World Languages Day connects Wisconsin students with the wealth of expertise in world languages and cultures at UW-Madison, inspiring students to explore new languages, cultures and [...]
All eight of the area and international studies programs received a combined total of $18 million in grants to continue their research, programming and outreach work at UW-Madison…
‘High in the Andes, Keeping an Incan Mystery Alive’ (New York Times) Features the collaborative research by UW-Madison Anthropologist Frank Salomon — and is a testimony to the great support from Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program.
The Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS) is proud to announce that eleven undergraduate students have received internship and research grants …
Alyshia Gálvez, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, City University of New York, visited Madison in late April for a lecture …
The Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program would like to announce a few stories from the month:
In March, the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program and the Division of International Studies’ Brazil Initiative co-sponsored a special event, “Brazil Night”.
A prize-winning author known for his global research on modern-day slavery will deliver a free public lecture this month at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as part of a daylong symposium on human trafficking.
On November 18, 2009 the Language Institute hosted over 700 Wisconsin high school students and teachers at the ninth World Languages Day held on the UW-Madison campus.
Latin American, Carribean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) undergraduate student Jacob Kushner wrote an investigative report focused on how immigrant labor is changing the Wisconsin dairy industry…
On October 20, Wisconsin First Lady Jessica Doyle and campus Peace Corps representative John Sheffy spoke to a standing room-only crowd of over 60 students about their language learning and Peace Corps service.
The Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program and the Division of International Studies are pleased to announce the Brazil Initiative website is now complete.
Heraldo Muñoz, Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations, will give a lecture “From Dictatorship to the Security Council: A Political Memoir” October 26…
Latin American, Carribbean and & Iberian Studies would like to announce two faculty award winners and two notable undergraduate achievements.
Ksenija Bilbija, a professor and Director of the Latin American, Carribbean and Iberian Studies Program, attended the LASA Conference in Brazil last month.