Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

October 2018 News

The winning team (from left to right): Qusay Omran, Abigail Leonard, Henry Suckow-Ziemer, and Jake Mezey
October 31, 2018
On the morning of October 13, 350 undergraduate students from 46 different schools converged upon SSS 114 to kick off the most recent iteration of the Yale Undergraduate International Policy Competition. During the competition, students engaged with...
Anne Eller, William Rankin, and Anna Zayaruznaya
October 30, 2018
Three Yale faculty members — Anne Eller and William Rankin in the Department of History and Anna Zayaruznaya in the Department of Music — were awarded the 2018 Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication or Research by...
Photo from “Tras la sierra (Behind the Hills)” by Juan Pablo Sasiain (Argentina)
October 29, 2018
The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY), sponsored by the Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, opens on Wednesday, November 7 and runs through...
David Jackson (right), director of undergraduate studies for Portuguese at Yale and one of the key organizers of the conference, “Brazilian Studies in the United States: The Road Ahead.”
October 26, 2018
The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale will join with the Brazilian Ministry of Education to co-host an interdisciplinary conference on the...
  Professor Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, CLAIS Visiting Fellow, receives Sergio Vieira de Mello Medal
October 25, 2018
On Friday, October 19, CLAIS Visiting Fellow Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes was awarded the title of Ambassador of the Culture of Peace and Justice and the Sérgio Vieira de Mello Medal by the International Council of Honor and Merits at their annual...
Professor Maria Jose Hierro facilitated the discussion with Paula Moreno.
October 25, 2018
The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies recently invited Paula Moreno, President of Manos Visibles, to discuss her recently-published memoir, “El Poder de lo Invisible: Memorias de Solidaridad, Humanidad e Resistencia” (“The Power of the...
Sergio Jaramillo Caro, former High Commissioner for Peace, Colombia
October 18, 2018
Sergio Jaramillo Caro, former High Commissioner for Peace, Colombia, will give the annual Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale on Wednesday, October 24. His talk, “Peace and Justice: The Case of Colombia” will start at 4:30 p.m. in Henry R. Luce...