This academic year, Multilingual Mainers had its largest cohort of Bowdoin students volunteering to teach languages at the local elementary school. To celebrate, they threw a playground fiesta in May with live music and dancing.Read more
The Americas are home to almost a billion people, speaking over 450 indigenous and European languages. The history and diversity of Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latinx environments, cultures, and people continues impacting studies and policies on race, class, gender and human rights today.
The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies (LACLaS) at Bowdoin fosters a deeper understanding of the diverse cultures and complex historical and contemporary relationships of Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Latinas and Latinos in the United States.