News & Events Archive


Conference: Latin America in the Liberal International Order

November 14 and 15, 2019 JHU Homewood Campus, Baltimore  Research Conference co-convened by the Latin America in a Globalizing World Initiative, Johns Hopkins University and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University For full conference info, see: https://krieger.jhu.edu/plas/conference-latin-america-lio/ The rise of Trump, the Brexit vote, and the resurgence of right-wing populism around […]


Colloquium: Communities Engaging in Export Capitalism

October 18 Mortara Center, Georgetown University, 2-6pm Colloquium: Communities Engaging in Export Capitalism: South Asia and Southern Mexico in a World of Change, 1850-1950 Sponsored by the Georgetown Americas Initiative


Lecture: Altamiran Ribeiro

October 17 Mergenthaler 111, 12-1:30pm Lecture: Altamiran Ribeiro Campaign to Defend the Cerrado, Brazil Land Grab University: The Right to Food and TIAA’s land speculation in Brazil and the US


Panel Discussion: Racism, Immigration, and Populism in the Americas

October 14 Hodson 213, 6-8pm Panel Discussion: Racism, Immigration, and Populism in the Americas Featuring Thea Riofrancos Providence College, and George Ciccariello-Maher Hemispheric Institute, New York University Co-sponsored by the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship


Book Talk: Alan McPherson

October 3 Gilman 308, 12-1:30pm Book Talk: Alan McPherson Temple University Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet’s Terror State to Justice Co-sponsored by the Department of History


Teach-in: American Concentration Camps

September 13 Levering Great Hall, 12-pm Featuring Seth Michelson Washington & Lee, Jonathan Katz Journalist, and Melisa Carolina Argañaraz Sanctuary Streets Baltimore Sponsored by the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship


Winner of the Excellence in Teaching and Advising Awards!

Please join us in congratulating José Luís Rodriguez Aquino(Graduate Assistant Political Science) winner of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award. “Luis … incorporate[d] elements of his own teaching style that broke from the traditional mold while creating a valuable learning environment that is seldom seen from graduate students. In-class debates forced students to explore the different angles […]


Book Release by LAGW Assistant Professor Casey Lurtz

Book Release by LAGW Assistant Professor Casey Lurtz
The Johns Hopkins Department of History & the Latin America in a Globalizing World Initiative invite you to celebrate the release of “From The Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico” by Assistant Professor Casey Marina Lurtz.  The event will be Thursday May 2, 4 – 6:30pm, NEW LOCATION: Gilman Hall 308. From […]


“Not in My Neighborhood” screening and panel discussion October 11, 2018

“Not in My Neighborhood” screening and panel discussion October 11, 2018
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 […]