News & Events Archive


PLAS Students Receive Fulbright Grants

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


Read the New PLAS Newsletter

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.


Order & Disorder in Latin America

PLAS CFP Order and Disorder Poster
Join us at 9 a.m, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Gilman 130G for The Program in Latin American Studies Graduate Student Conference. Keynote speaker: Diana Kapiszewski. Email plas@jhu.edu with any questions.


Call for Papers: Order and Disorder in Latin America (March 31-April 1, 2017)

Order and Disorder in Latin America Graduate Student Conference Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) The Johns Hopkins University March 31st – April 1st, 2017 Under the surface of interstate peace, Latin America is permeated by dynamics that threaten order, understood as a pattern or arrangement that sustains society’s primary goals. These dynamics range from […]


Governing the Body: Sex, Kindship, and Christian Conjugality

Join us from 4-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10 in Mergenthaler 266 for a lecture by Sherwin Bryant, Northwestern University. The topic of the lecture is, “Governing the Body: Sex, Kinship, and Christian Conjugality.” Sponsored by PLAS, CAS, and History.


Attention PLAS Majors:

The following course, taught by Professor Castro-Klaren (GRLL), will count as the required course for PLAS Major (“Introduction to Latin American Studies”) even though it has a different course number: AS.215.361 (01) “A multidisciplinary Introduction to the Study of Latin America”. If you are planning to take it and count it toward the PLAS major […]