CLAS Hosts Virtual Panel on U.S. Presidential Elections

On December 4, 2020,  the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), an affiliated center of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, hosted a panel discussion titled “Latin American Perspectives on the U.S. Elections.

This virtual roundtable with Latin American Studies faculty on the recent US Elections was hosted by Adela Pineda, Professor of Spanish and Director of CLAS. Participants included Taylor Boas, Associate Professor of Political Science at BU; Paul Hare, Senior Lecturer at the Pardee School; Jorge Heine, Research Professor at the Pardee School; and Rachel Nolan, Assistant Professor at the Pardee School.

A recording of the event can be viewed below.

CLAS provides students with a versatile and powerful vehicle to develop an in-depth and interdisciplinary understanding of the Latin American region. The program offers students a wide variety of regionally-focused courses in Latin America, which are taught by a range of academic departments. The interdisciplinary nature of the program provides the necessary breadth and depth for students to understand the complexities and remarkable diversity of Latin America, defined as the 20 independent countries in the Western Hemisphere south of the United States with Spanish, French, or Portuguese as their official languages. Learn more about this center on the CLAS website.