The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at Brown University accepts applications from Brown University undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty for Sarmiento Research Awards. Successful applicants receive up to $5,000 to support humanities and social science research in and on Spanish-speaking South America. The funds may be used between July 2018-June 2019 to cover travel and research expenses.
We will post information about the 2018-2019 academic year award soon.
The Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professorship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies brings leading scholars from Latin America and the Caribbean to teach and conduct research at Brown University. Visiting Professors are based at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and teach one undergraduate course on Latin America per semester, advise undergraduate and graduate student theses, and give presentations in Center or affiliated departmental colloquia. The Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professorship provides a stipend, an optional medical insurance package, financial assistance with round-trip travel from home country, and administrative assistance. Appointments are possible for one or two semesters.
The deadline for applications for the 2019-2020 academic year has passed.
CLACS regularly awards funding to groups of affiliated graduate students and faculty to form interdisciplinary reading and/or writing groups. The purpose is to enhance learning about a specific topic, country or region from a number of disciplinary perspectives.
The deadline for applications for the 2018-2019 academic year has passed.