Center for Latina/o Studies in the Americas

Fostering the interdisciplinary analysis of the social, political, cultural, and educational realities of Latin Americans and of Latina/os in the United States.

Welcome/Bienvenidos to CELASA

CELASA contributes to the understanding of Latina/o communities in the United States and throughout Latin America and promotes scholarly communication across national boundaries. CELASA fosters the interdisciplinary analysis of the social, economic, political, and cultural realities of Latin Americans and of Latina/os in the United States.

Fall 2018 Event Highlights

Chiapas Media Project event poster

Chiapas Media Project/Promedios 20th Anniversary Tour

The ground-breaking, award-winning, bi-national indigenous media organization with co-founders Alexandra Haikin and Francisco Vasquez. Featuring: Zapatista Films, Human rights documentaries from Guerrerro and Chihuahua, and Chiapas-based Votan Kop Audiovisual School.

For Those No Longer Here event poster

For Those Who are No Longer Here // Para Aquellas Que No Están Más

A poetic action against femicide dedicated to women who were and are still being killed around the world. This action decries the violence, impunity, and oblivion, and ritualizes the need for solidarity and action. Remembrance is resistance on Dia De Los Muertos.

The Migrant Caravan event poster

The Migrant Caravan: Modern Day Exodus: Policies at Play and People on the Move

Hear a report back from the front lines of the caravan in Mexico and learn more about the history of and the human right to seek asylum with guest speakers Abigail Stepnitz and Graciela "Chelis" López.

Contact Info

Center for Latina/o Studies in the Americas (CELASA)

2130 Fulton St.
Kalmanovitz Hall 334
San Francisco, CA 94117