Enjoy popcorn and guaraná!
God is Brazilian: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He’s away. For that, He goes to Brazil’s northeast, where He believes there’s a very good man for the job; however, during His mission, he becomes friends of a very smart young man.
Dr. Talía Guzmán-González, Library of Congress
Luso-Brazilian Treasures in the Nations Library: Exploring the Collection from the Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress
Nicole Labruto, MIT
Nationalizing Nature: Order, Progress and Productivity in Brazilian “Green” Biotechnology
Additional Events & Programs
PLAS Colloquia, Symposia, Seminars, and Workshops
PLAS invites leading scholars from both the United States and Latin America to participate in its events. PLAS events are venues for the sharing and discussion of cutting-edge scholarship related to Latin American and Latino Studies.
PLAS sponsors a small, thematically-focused annual conference organized by graduate students. Scholars from universities across the United States join the graduate students and faculty of the Johns Hopkins University to present and discuss research related to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Cultural Activities and Outreach
PLAS strives to promote the arts and cultures of Latin America and Latinos in the United States by sponsoring a range of cultural activities on the Homewood campus. Examples of recent initiatives include a photography exhibit, a film series, a concert, and a series of readings by prominent Latino and Latin American novelists. In addition, PLAS strives to connect with the wider Baltimore community. Most of its events are open to the public.