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Spring 2017 ~ CLS Community Gatherings

 

Welcome! We would like to invite you to the 2017 CLS Community gatherings! Students have the opportunity to engage with CLS Faculty, staff, other students and learn about how to get involved with CLS! Hope to see you on Thursday from 12:00-1:30pm in 336 Ingraham Hall! 

 

Keep up to date by joining us on Facebook. We post stories about the activities and accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni, and about important events on campus.

 


 

Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Spring 2016 graduation celebration

 

The 2016-2017 CLS Graduation Ceremony was held in the Education Building on Bascom Hill during Graduation weekend, where CLS graduates, families, and friends joined together to commemorate the academic achievements of our students. This year marked the twenty-second graduating class for the CLS Program.

 


 

Healthcare in the shadow of immigration

 

See the article from Dr. Edward Vargas, CLS Visiting Scholar, and colleagues regarding immigration and health care.

 


 

Dr. Alberta M. Gloria wins Chancellor's Award

 

Former CLS Director, Dr. Gloria, wins the 2014 SPA Chancellor's Award for her tireless dedication to the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program. Congratulations, Dr. Gloria!

 


 

History Graduate Seminars

 

The Department of History is offering a series of graduate seminars this coming Fall semester. The courses include the following:

 
History 755: Empire & Revolution

History 829: Latin American History and Research Processes

History 901: Comparative Cold War Immigration and Racial Formations

History 982: Human Rights in Latin America

 


   

Community Gatherings

 

Community Gatherings are weekly workshop luncheons for Chican@ & Latin@ Studies students that are held in 336 Ingraham Hall.  Students have the opportunity to engage in lively discussions about academic life, learn about resources available to them on the UW-Madison campus, and build a strong sense of community.  Each week, representatives of a department or resource unit on campus give short presentations and hold Q&A sessions for students.  For further information, contact Rachelle Eilers, CLS Certificate Advisor.

 

         

 

 


 

Digame

 

Digame will start up again Fall 2016 duringthe CLS Community Gatherings from 12:00PM-1:30PM in room 307 Ingraham Hall. It will continue every other Thursday during the end of the semester.  


Digame is a program that provides drop-in consultations for UW-Madison CLS students. It’s free. Speaking with counselor, Dr. Jeff Hird, can help provide insight, solutions, and information about other resources. Dr. Jeff Hird is a senior staff member at UW-Madison's Counseling and Consultation Services (C&CS). See CLS Advisor, Rachelle, to sign-up for a time.