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Indigenous Languages of Latin America Workshop

CLAS, in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Utah, brings instructors of indigenous languages of Latin America together for this professional development workshop on pedagogy and technology in the indigenous language classroom.

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Stanford Libraries Access Grants

CLAS offers library access grants for faculty from qualified Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and community colleges across the U.S. to conduct research at the Stanford University Libraries.

Nahuatl course instructor conducting a distance-learning course

Introduction to Nahuatl

Nahuatl is a major indigenous language of Mesoamerica, spoken by over a million people across many regions of Mexico and in some parts of the United States. This course can be offered as a distance-learning course at outside institutions.

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Spanish in Science, Science in Spanish

Spanish in Science, Science in Spanish is a course for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the natural sciences and the Spanish language. In this course, students acquire the ability to communicate in Spanish using scientific language and enhance their ability to read scientific literature written in Spanish. This course can be offered as a distance-learning course at outside institutions.

Join the CLAS for Educators mailing list

CLAS invites teachers, librarians, and administrators to join the CLAS "For Educators" mailing list and be the first to know about upcoming workshops and professional development opportunities.

CLAS is a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center (NRC). Supported by the U.S. Department of Education under the auspices of Title VI, Section 602(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, NRCs serve to strengthen access to and training in the major languages of their respective regions, and to broaden area studies training across all disciplines.