Bringing Latin America's Best to Berkeley

Oct 25: UC Berkeley's Aila Matanock on her new book Electing Peace, examining countries working to move past civil conflicts.

Sept 27: A special advanced screening of "Chavela," documenting the story of iconoclastic Chavela Vargas.

Tuesday, Sept 12: Photographer David Bacon on his latest work "In the Fields of the North."

Upcoming Events

Now at 6 pm - Advance Screening

Directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi
(Mexico, Spain, USA, 2017)

Wednesday, September 27 | PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE to 6:00 PM

Cine Latino

Directed by Rebecca Cammisa (United States, 2009)

Wednesday, October 11 | 7:00 pm

Aila Matanock

Wednesday, October 25 | 4:00 pm

CLAS on YouTube

René Davids speaks on Latin American cities. (Photo by CLAS Staff.)René Davids on geography, topography, and Latin American cities

U.S.-Mexico Futures Forum

Rufino Tamayo's Human Rights Trilogy, logo of the U.S.-Mexico Futures Forum.A collaboration between CLAS and ITAM in Mexico City, the Forum brings together scholars and leaders working to bridge the gaps between the two countries. 

From the CLAS Blog

Solar panels in Chile. (Photo by Rainer Lippert.)Berkeley's Steve Weissman on Latin America and renewable energy