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Américas: A Call for Submissions

Américas: The Johns Hopkins Journal of Latin American Studies is accepting submissions until February 18. All manuscripts and inquiries should be sent to

Amazon FACE Symposium Discusses Rainforest Research

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.

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

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.

Order & Disorder in Latin America

PLAS CFP Order and Disorder Poster

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 with any questions.

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 […]