Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

April 2018 News

Second CLAIS Graduate & Professional Student Conference
April 25, 2018
On Saturday, April 21, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies held its second Graduate & Professional Student Conference. The conference was coordinated by Reinaldo Funes Monzote, a visiting professor in the Department of History, and...
April 24, 2018
On Monday, April 23, the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies and the Yale Law School co-hosted political analyst, columnist, and academic Dr. Denise Dresser for a talk entitled “Mexico’s Presidential Election: The Good, the Bad, and the...
Professor Pablo Vidal-González discussing the photographic project with attendees.
April 17, 2018
On April 11, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at The MacMillan Center welcomed Professor Pablo Vidal-González, cultural anthropologist from Universidad Católica de Valencia. Professor Vidal-González presented stunning images...
Barcelona protest against detention of pro-independence leaders, April 15, 2018.
April 16, 2018
Catalonia update: Months later, still no government and another election looming Almost six months have passed since the parliament of Catalonia voted last October, after the Oct. 1 referendum, to constitute “the Catalan Republic, as an independent...
Susan Stokes
April 13, 2018
The Third Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Conference (SDLAC) was hosted on April 7 at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. SDLAC is a student-run initiative, created with the purpose of providing a platform...
Maile Speakman at the birthplace of Jose Marti, father of the Cuban struggle for independence.
April 11, 2018
Maile Speakman, an American Studies doctoral student ’22, wrote the following article about her return to Cuba as the Teaching Fellow for the “History and Culture of Cuba” course a decade later. Maile, along with Professors Albert Sergio Laguna and...
(L-R) Deputy Consul General Luis Antonio Borda Silos; Consul General Ambassador Fernando Mello Barreto; Professor Susan Stokes, Chair of the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies; and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese David Jackson
April 6, 2018
In support of the diverse array of activities and opportunities related to Brazil available through Yale University’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center...