Upcoming Events & Programming

K-12 Professional Development Workshop: “nationalism and populism in advanced democracies”

Saturday, March 10th, 2018, 9am to 3:30 pm, Pyle Center, UW-Madison

Details: This workshop will focus on the politics and history of modern nationalism in Europe and the US.

Cost: FREE. There are hotel rooms available upon request and they will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Registration deadline is February 8th, 2018.

Please click HERE for more information.


K-12 Professional Development Workshop: “Socially-Engaged Religion in Southeast Asia”

Saturday, March 18th, 2018, 9am to 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, UW-Madison

Details: The program will include a presentation, meditation session and lunch.

Cost: $20 which will include refreshments and lunch.

*Free parking will be available and the first 20 people to register will receive copies of a book by Vietnamese monk and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Registration will be available soon.

Questions? Please contact Mary McCoy at mccoy@wisc.edu


World Cinema Day 2018 (Spring 2018 – Date TBA)

Further details will be forthcoming. Please take a look at World Cinema Day 2017 to learn more about this exciting program for high school teachers and their students!

Questions? Please contact Nancy Heingartner at nheingartner@wisc.edu 


K-12 Professional Development Workshop: “RACE AND ETHNICITY IN LATIN AMERICA”

July 11-13, 2018, UW-Milwaukee

Race and ethnicity continue to be among the most important determinants of opportunity in Latin America. This Institute explores the racial and ethnic diversity of the region from colonial origins of racial and ethnic identities and categories to how practices evolved with the creation of new nation states and the abolition of African slavery in the late 19th century.

Cost: $80 for in-service teachers/ $25 for education students (Fee includes breakfasts, lunches and materials). Dorm housing is available for $60/night.

Application deadline is May 21, 2018.

Please click HERE for more information.

The workshop is a collaboration between the Florida International University Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), UW-Whitewater, UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).