Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

October 2021 News

October 27, 2021
The Yale Daily News published an article about current CLAIS Chair, Claudia Valeggia, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque. Both professors have received a National Science Foundation grant to fully fund six undergraduate students to participate in their...
October 26, 2021
The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will take place November 7 through 14, and all the films are now searchable on the virtual catalogue. For the last 12 years, the Council of Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the...
October 25, 2021
On September 29th, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies held its second discussion with Latin American Studies alumni as part of the Fall 2021 Career Conversations Series. On this occasion, Catherine Osborn ‘12 B.A. spoke about the path...
October 19, 2021
This past summer, with the support of the Tinker Field Research Grant and the MacMillan Center Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship, I travelled to Colombia to do preliminary archival research on my dissertation, tentatively titled Borrowing out of...
October 18, 2021
CLAIS is delighted to share that the Yale-Proxima Mentorship Program is now accepting applications from undergraduate and master’s students interested in the biological and biomedical sciences for its 2022 cohort. The Yale-Proxima Mentorship program...
October 11, 2021
A fascinating roundtable discussion took place September 22nd between the physician scientist Jeffrey M. Friedman, who discovered the hormone leptin, and five Brazilian students who are currently part of the Yale Próxima Mentorship Program. These...