THE SPIRIT OF CLAS: “Twenty Years Now, Where’d They Go?” CLAS, Berkeley, and the Americas


Harley Shaiken reflects on two decades of community growth and impact during his tenure as Chair of CLAS.

When I first became chair of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at UC Berkeley two decades ago, I began with grand plans and few resources. While this combination was far from ideal, I’m pleased to say it didn’t particularly slow us down.

Publication date: 
August 19, 2020
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article