MAY 2ND, 2022

Check Out CLASP Events at LASA 2022!

We look forward to seeing you virtually at the CLASP General Business and Outreach Committee Meetings as well as the CLASP-sponsored sessions at LASA 2022.

The CLASP General Business and Outreach meetings take place on Saturday, May 7, at 6:00-7:30pm (Pacific Time) through the LASA Virtual Congress platform. We will have back to back meetings, starting with the general business meeting right at 6:00pm and continuing with the outreach one at 6:45pm. Please visit the LASA website to find information on how to access the meetings (

Info on CLASP-sponsored LASA sessions:

Collaborating in an Age of Competition: Innovative Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Strengthen Latin American Studies Programs (Roundtable)
Friday, May 6, 8:00-9:30am (Pacific Time)
Session Organizer: Lenny A. Ureña Valerio (University of New Mexico)
Chair: Emily B. Holley (Michigan State University)
Discussant: Marcela Vásquez-León (University of Arizona)
Presenters: Valerie McGinley (Tulane University), Patrick Cheney (University of Utah), Vincent T. Gawronski (Birmingham-Southern College)

Diverse Books and Diverse Perspectives: Addressing Extractivism, Environmental Justice, and Globalization through Literature (Panel)
Sunday, May 8, 12:00-1:30pm (Pacific Time)
Session Organizer: Molly A. Aufdermauer (Stanford University)
Chair: Verónica Zavala Jacobo (University of California, Los Angeles)
Presenters: Marleen Linares-González (University of New Mexico), Patricia Vocal (Ohio State University), and Molly Aufdermauer (Stanford University)