News & Events Archive


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

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

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 […]


Scholar to Discuss Global Histories of Economic Nationalism in Brazil

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: 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 entries@americasjhu.org.


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.