Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) supports research, student exchange and language training opportunities for Duke students.

CLACS offers an undergraduate certificate in Latin American studies, hosts visiting scholars, and organizes events and programs to disseminate knowledge about the region.

The center's mission is to promote new ideas, research and cultural awareness about Latin America & the Caribbean, and to prepare better educated citizens and future leaders who may work in fields related to Latin America & the Caribbean in academics, business, arts, government, and many other careers.


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Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
John Hope Franklin Center
2204 Erwin Road, Box 90254
Durham, NC 27708