LACIS Upcoming Events
Lecture of the week:

"Untimely  Participation and Colonial Aesthetics in Wilders Music" by: Jessica Swanston Baker
Free and Open to Public

In the eastern Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, wilders,  a contemporary popular music genre, is imagined and discussed as "too fast." And while discursive categorization of the genre posits the sounds- the rhythms and the melodies-as unfolding at an excessively fast rate, the musicians, too, are regarded as being out of sync. That is, musicians who choose to play wilders and form wilders bands are caught up in multi-layered conversations about their legitimacy as musicians because of the music they play, where, and how  they come to learn, practice, and perform it. More...
Latin American Community

Wednesday, December 6th @ 12pm-1pm
336 Ingraham Hall

Join the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program for their Community Gatherings!

Community Gatherings are weekly workshop luncheons where CLS students have the opportunity to engage in lively discussions about academic life, learn about resources available to them on the UW-Madison campus, and build a strong sense of community. Each week, representatives of a department or resources unit on campus give short presentations and hold Q&A sessions for students.

University Events
3:00 - 4:00pm for undergraduate applicants
4:00 - 5:00pm for graduate applicants

Academic Year and Summer FLAS awards available!
FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding. Please direct any questions to the FLAS Coordinator of your chosen language.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training. Academic Year and Summer FLAS awards are two separate competitions requiring two separate and complete applications.

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