Welcome to the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As classes continue this Fall, we will make the health and safety of the entire CLS familia our top priority. Our staff will be in their offices regularly and can also meet with students remotely. Contact advisor Rachelle Eilers via email or Starfish to make an appointment. The CLS Library and Academic Resource Center will be open to the public 8:30am to 4:30pm this Spring. Contact Administrator Peter Haney for reference questions. Weekly CLS Community Gatherings will return in the Fall. Watch for news about other events and co-curricular programming as the year progresses. For updates and COVID and Monkeypox safety measures, check the University’s latest guidance and its COVID-19 response page. Need money? Internet access? Information? Health assistance? Academic support? Here are various forms of help available to UW-Madison undergraduates. Want to help UW students? The UW Foundation has a new emergency support fund. CLS will update this list regularly, so keep checking. ¡Cuídense mucho! We hope to see you soon.
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In spite of so many challenges, the 2021-2022 year was successful for the Program. Our latest newsletter highlights the CLS familia’s achievements.
Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Today
Ready for a stimulating dialogue on important issues of the day? With the support of the Anonymous Fund and several campus partners, the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program will bring emerging figures in our interdisciplinary field to campus this year to discuss placemaking, feminism, migration, and more. Check out the full schedule on the “CLS Today speaker series web page.
CLS Professor Theresa Delgadillo and her students in CHICLA 520 “Latinx Digital Publics” spent a semester exploring how to use the digital sphere to create and share public-facing Latinx Studies knowledge. You can read their …July 12, 2022
On Saturday, May 14th, at 9:00 am, City of Madison Poet Laureate Angie Trudell Vasquez will address a record graduating class of Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Certificate students. A poet, writer, performer, activist and publisher, …May 11, 2022
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program is delighted to announce that Dr. Benjamin Márquez and junior Katheryn Saavedra-Ballesteros are the winners of the 2022 Somos Faculty and Student Development Awards. Dr. Márquez is a Professor …May 10, 2022
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