WELCOME TO THE CHICAN@/LATIN@ STUDIES PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON!
The Program in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies (CLS) offers a systematic and interdisciplinary analysis of Mexican- and Latin-American-origin people, cultures, and collectivities within the United States. The CLS certificate is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge base and the intellectual tools to understand the unity and diversity of U.S. Latina/o populations. The primary objective of the CLS Program is to train students in the study of Chican@ and Latin@s and to introduce them to the central questions, topics, and applications that have emerged in this field of inquiry. CLS offers a variety of courses, some focusing on particular national-origin groups or specific academic disciplines, and others organized around comparative topics or issues. We welcome you to join our academic community of learners.
Curious about CLS? Our committed and engaging faculty offer interdisciplinary undergraduate courses at all levels. Check out our listings to find out more.
2019 was a great academic year for the CLS Program. The Fall 2019 issue of our newsletter, Regeneración, highlights the accomplishments of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff this past Fall.
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Latinx Studies Journal. Previously known as Concientización, this peer-reviewed journal of undergraduate writing promotes the study of Chican@ …December 11, 2019
Reporter Alejandra Canales of the Daily Cardinal spoke to CLS faculty and alumni recently. Her welcome and thoughtful story on the Program, its history, and its roots in student struggles from the 1960s to the …November 1, 2019
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program is delighted to welcome three new affiliate faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year. Among our new colleagues is Sara McKinnon, an Associate Professor in the Communication Arts Department. Prof. McKinnon …October 31, 2019
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