The Center for Latin American Studies is excited to announce our very first Annual Report publication, CLAS of 2019-20. This electronic publication wraps up the 2019-2020 academic year, featuring academic and outreach programming, updates on leadership transitions, and faculty and student news.
Center News: CLAS Director, Dr. Terrell Morgan, retires after nearly five years of leading the center. Read about his successful leadership and all he has accomplished at Ohio State. (Page 4)
Academic Programming: We have listed CLAS' 26 lectures, conferences, and events held on campus this past year, and feature articles on Día de los Muertos, Sebastián Calfuqueo Aliste's residency, and the 4th Annual Quechua Alliance Meeting. (Pages 7-9)
Outreach: We have listed CLAS' 18 programs offered to teachers, business leaders, students, and community members, featuring pieces on Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers (SSAST), CCWA Luncheon on Climate Change, and Virtual Coffee Hours. (Pages 10-12)
Faculty Updates: Read about some of our 131 CLAS affiliated faculty members on campus, including Elvia Andía Grágeda, the world's first certified OPI tester for Quechua. (Pages 12-15)
Student News: Learn about our 37 students awarded with either a FLAS or Tinker Fellowship. (Pages 16-17)
It is our intent to make this a yearly publication. Enjoy reading and please let us know what you think!