Center for Latin American Studies

Since 1964, the University of Pittsburgh has been committed to a Latin American studies program of unique depth and richness. Its Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has become internationally recognized for excellence in undergraduate, graduate, research, professional education and outreach. CLAS is designated as a comprehensive National Resource Center (NRC) on Latin America by the U.S. Department of Education.

Services Offered: 
Cultural Festivals
Guest Speakers
High School Student Events
Professional Development Workshops
Resource Lending Library
School Visits


Here is a sample of materials generated by the Center for Latin American Studies or as a result of programming in which they participated.

Lesson Plans, Unit Plans, Modules

Intended Audience:
Higher Education

Outline describing Pink Tide movements in Venezuela.

Presentation Slides (e.g PowerPoint)

Intended Audience:
Faculty, Post-Secondary

PowerPoint presentation delivered by Dr. Jorge Enrique Delgado of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education at the workshop "Working with International Students on Your Campus," held at Westmoreland County Community College on October 6, 2015.


Intended Audience:
Higher Education, Faculty, Post-Secondary

In January 2018, the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) at the University of Pittsburgh invited faculty from two and four year institutions of higher education to attend a one-day workshop on internationalizing across the curriculum. For the past five years, UCIS has partnered with the Nine University and College International Studies Consortium in Georgia and with the...

Outreach at Center for Latin American Studies

Luz Amanda Hank
Luz Amanda Hank
Assistant Director for Partnerships and Programming
Center for Latin American Studies