The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) together with the Brazil Initiative at LACS feature presenters from diverse disciplines. LACS organizes and sponsors more than 50 public lectures, workshops, performances, and conferences over the course of the academic year.
In addition to our yearly programming, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) and the Brazil Initiative at LACS are happy to consider funding requests to co-sponsor lectures, events, performances, and activities that coincide with the center's mission to promote a broad and deep understanding of the region. Request to co-sponsor an event »
For your refreshment and to connect you with opportunities tailored to your specific interests, please RSVP: https://forms.gle/hCfZhYKVwiiCQBrw5. We would appreciate a response by Sunday, August 25.
About us: Our 17 centers and programs rank among the nation’s finest in their respective fields of study and bring together faculty experts from across campus.
Advantages of connecting with our centers include:
Funding opportunities: each year, the International Institute and its centers distribute over $4 million to U-M faculty and students, resulting in approximately 500 awards for international study and research. Course lists: utilize to identify classes relevant to particular regions, countries, or international issues of interest. Invitations: attend special events where you can connect with guest speakers, as well as other students and faculty who share similar interests. Masters degrees or graduate certificates: focus on a world region or theme. A number of students pursuing programs such as Law or Public Policy choose the II for a dual degree.
PARKING: U-M employees with a U-M parking permit may use the Church Street Parking Structure (525 Church St., Ann Arbor), across the street from Weiser Hall. Limited metered street parking near Weiser Hall on Church Street and South University Avenue is available. The Forest Avenue Public Parking Structure (650 South Forest Ave., Ann Arbor) is two blocks away, and the parking rate is $1.20 per hour. All of these options include parking spots for individuals with disabilities.
The building, event space, and restrooms are accessible. A lactation, reflection room, and gender-inclusive restrooms are available on site. ASL interpreters and CART services are available upon request; please email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 10 days prior to the event.