The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at The MacMillan Center seeks to enhance the understanding of Latin America, Spain and Portugal. The Council draws on the strengths of Yale's pioneering departments of History, Political Science, Anthropology, and Spanish and Portuguese, among others, to offer a broad array of courses, cultural events, scholarly lectures, and academic research.


News & Events

Portrait of a Pilgrim: Stories from the Camino de Santiago
4:00pm, Wednesday, March 25. Romance Language Lounge, 82-90 Wall Street.

Martyrdom, Imperial Power and Gender on the Frontiers of the Spanish Empire
12:00pm, Thursday, March 26. Room 208, Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street.

CLAIS Film Series Spring 2015 - Abrazos
Mutis7:00pm, Wednesday, April 1. Room 128, Sterling Law Buildings, 127 Wall Street.

The Literary Legacy of Álvaro Mutis
A panel to consider the work of one of colombia’s most distinguished writers
4:30pm, Thursday, April 2. Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Avenue.



2015 Northeastern Group of Nahuatl Studies Conference at Yale