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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) was founded in 1966, as the first area studies center at NYU. Today it is one of the premier centers of its kind in the country. The Center’s national and international reputation derives from the strength of its approximately 130 research-active affiliated faculty. Read more >

Upcoming deadlines:
October 17: Spring 2017 courses go live in Albert
November 14: Registration for Spring 2017 begins

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Rimasun: Quechua Language Podcasts

Rimasun is a free audio series of collaborative conversations and interviews entirely in the Quechua/Kichwa languages. Los audios … Read More


  • Spring 2017 Courses

    CLACS graduate seminars for Spring 2017. Many open to advanced undergraduates.

  • nexo: CLACS Newsletter

    Learn more about our recent events and initiatives by reading our 2012-2014 newsletter.