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 (https://lasaweb.org/en/lasa2022/virtual-platform/).

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)