The Portuguese Language Program, with co-sponsorship by the Program in Latin American Studies, hosted the Amazon FACE Symposium “Environmental Science Applied to the Amazon Region” on October 16, 2017. Researcher Richard J. Norby from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory was the keynote speaker. Read the event recap in The Johns Hopkins News-Letter.
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Date: October 23, 2017
Order of the Sun of Peru Medal of Honor at the Rank of Commander conferred on Professor Sara Castro-Klarén
Date: September 26, 2017
On September 15, 2017, at the residence of the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Sara Castro-Klarén was awarded Peru’s highest distinction, the Order of the Sun [La Orden del Sol del Perú] in the rank of Commander, on behalf of the President of Peru for her outstanding scholarly contributions to the study of […]
Date: August 10, 2017
Professor Emma Cervone will be offering Intro to Latin American Studies this fall Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30pm-5:45pm in Mergenthaler 266. Registration is open!
Date: May 22, 2017
Congratulations to the four recent graduates from the Program in Latin American Studies, who have been awarded Fulbright grants to study, teach, or conduct research abroad. The prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program awards approximately 8,000 grants each year and operates in more than 155 countries
Date: May 22, 2017
The 2016-2017 year was a very exciting one for PLAS. From the symposium on the African Diaspora in Brazil in November to the conference “Order and Disorder in Latin America” in April, it was a busy and rewarding year. Read about these events and more in the 2016-2017 PLAS newsletter.
Date: April 3, 2017
Here are some photos from this weekend’s Graduate Student conference organized by Ian Q. Rogers and J.Luis Rodrigues. They put together an amazing event.
Date: March 15, 2017
Join us at 9 a.m, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Gilman 130G for The Program in Latin American Studies Graduate Student Conference. Keynote speaker: Diana Kapiszewski. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Date: March 6, 2017
Join The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Lecture on Thursday, April 6th at 4 PM in 308 Gilman Hall. Lecture given by Eduardo Posada-Cardo from University of Oxford.
Date: February 7, 2017
Order and Disorder in Latin America Graduate Student Conference Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) The Johns Hopkins University March 31st – April 1st, 2017 Under the surface of interstate peace, Latin America is permeated by dynamics that threaten order, understood as a pattern or arrangement that sustains society’s primary goals. These dynamics range from […]
Date: January 30, 2017
Join us at 12 noon, Friday, Feb.3 in Mergenthaler 266 for a lecture by Maron Greenleaf, Stanford University. The topic of the lecture is “The Unowned Forest: Carbon credits and beneficiaries in the western Brazilian Amazon.” Sponsored by PLAS.