News & Announcements Archive


Thornton & Rodríguez Publish Special Issue of Cambridge Review of International Affairs

Thornton & Rodríguez Publish Special Issue of Cambridge Review of International Affairs
As the result of an international, interdisciplinary conference convened at Johns Hopkins by the Latin America in a Globalizing World Initiative, Dr. Christy Thornton (Assistant Professor, Sociology) and Dr. J. Luis Rodríguez (PhD 2021, Political Science) have published a special issue of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs: "The Liberal International Order and the Global South: A View from Latin America."


Lurtz Wins ASLH Anne Flemming Article Prize

Lurtz Wins ASLH Anne Flemming Article Prize
The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) selected Casey Lurtz's article, “Codifying Credit: Everyday Contracting and the Spread of the Civil Code in Nineteenth-Century Mexico,” for the 2022 Anne Flemming Article Prize.


Angelini Awarded Hunt Fellowship from the Wenner-Gren Foundation

Angelini Awarded Hunt Fellowship from the Wenner-Gren Foundation
Anthropology professor and LACLxS faculty Alessandro Angelini has received a Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, a grant meant to support to support innovative writing projects to advance anthropological knowledge. Here are further details on the book project supported by the award.


Prof. Lurtz’s interview on JHU Arts & Sciences Weekly

Prof. Lurtz’s interview on JHU Arts & Sciences Weekly
Professor Casey Lurtz was interviewed for Faculty Focus on JHU Arts & Sciences Weekly (September 2022). Describe your primary research or scholarship, and tell us what is most exciting about […]


LACLxS Launches Fall 2022

We’re so excited to welcome you to the re-launched Johns Hopkins Program in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies, or LACLxS (pronounced Lac-Lax. This is Hopkins, after all!). This is […]


LACLxS/BWS Collaboration

In Fall 2022 LACLxS is thrilled to be collaboration with the Black World Seminar, convened this semester by Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, to bring four incredible scholars to campus to […]


Upcoming panels on current events

This fall, LACLxS will convene two important panels on key events in the Americas. First, in conjunction with the Portuguese Language Program, we’ll host a panel on the upcoming presidential […]