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

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.


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: […]