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PLAS Students Receive Fulbright Grants

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


Read the New PLAS Newsletter

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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.


FALL 2017 Courses

Please check SIS for Fall 2017 courses that are listed or cross-listed as Latin American Studies courses. There are new Latin Americanist faculty at Hopkins teaching exciting courses! Please bear in mind that “Introduction to Latin American Studies”, the required course for the LAS major, will be taught in either Fall 2017 or Spring 2018, but the exact timing […]


Call for Papers: Order and Disorder in Latin America (March 31-April 1, 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 […]