Welcome to the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies

With over 40 years of commitment to excellence in education, the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the Midwest. Our mission is to transform the University, and ultimately society, by providing equitable access to a quality university education to students interested in U.S. Latino/a and Latin American cultural studies while enhancing diversity on campus.








 Put Spanish back in your comfort zone!

Take LAS/SPA 3800 it is a course designed for students exposed to Spanish-speaking enviornments at an early age and with special emphasis on cultural topics and Hispanic communites. This course will be provided in the Winter '16 with Luisa Quintero Tues & Thurs 11:45-1:10

CRN : 27237 (SPA) ; 27238 (LAS)



 New Class Added

 We have added a newly developed 3-credit course to the Winter 2016 class schedule: LAS 2250: AfroLatino History and Culture. This is an interdisciplinary introduction to the history and culture of AfroLatinos/as in the U.S. from the perspective of the African Diaspora in the Americas. We are in the process of applying for Gen Ed designation under the HS (Historical Studies) category. If you have any questions or concerns please email: aa1941@wayne.edu