provides a web-based venue for thoughtful dialogue of Latin American and Caribbean issues. By enabling a voice for scholars, students, policy makers and others to engage in constructive commentary on relevant current and historical topics, the forum also serves as an academic resource to worldwide educational audiences. Housed at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and maintained by CLAS faculty, students and alumni, strives to be at the forefront of scholarly analysis of affairs in the Latin American region.
Slaves at a coffee yard in a farm. Vale do Paraiba, Sao Paulo, 1882.
(photo: Marc Ferrez/Moreira Salles Institute Archive)