Award-winning director Kurt Orderson and co-producer Najma Nuriddin will participate in a panel discussion and Q&A along with Daniel Pasciuti (Georgia State), Alessandro Angelini (JHU Anthropology) and Ricardo Jacobs (JHU Sociology) following a screening of “Not in Our Neighborhood” (2018).– a documentary directed by Kurt Orderson. The documentary cohesively facilitates an international dialogue on gentrification and spatial apartheid by exploring the parallels among the current urban environments in […]
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Do you speak Spanish? Consider continuing your language study by taking Portuguese this fall.
The Program in Latin American Studies is pleased to welcome Margaret Myers, Program Director of China and Latin America Inter-American Dialogue, for a talk on “New Trends on the China-Latin America Relationship” Thursday, April 26 from 12:00pm-1:30pm in Mergenthaler 266.
Melissa Teixeira, Prize Fellow at the Center for History and Economics at Harvard University and Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak about her current book project, a comparative, transnational and global history of how social scientists, intellectuals, jurists, and politicians in Brazil and Portugal responded to economic and political crises in the wake of […]
Américas: The Johns Hopkins Journal of Latin American Studies is accepting submissions until February 18. All manuscripts and inquiries should be sent to email@example.com.
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.
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 […]
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!
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
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.