Chican@ and Latin@ Studies

College of Letters & Science

Welcome Students!

Distinguished CLS Professor, Dr. Quintana with students

Welcome to the Chican@/Latin@ Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison!


Summer Opportunities for 2018: 

Summer Program for Ungergraduate Urology Research (SPUUR) 

Application Open NOW until March 1st, 2018


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, as well as 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.

Professor Benjamin Marquez

Fall 2017 ~ Community Gatherings are Wednesdays at 12:00 pm in 336 Ingraham Hall!

Feel free to bring a friend!



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