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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 […]


Portuguese Program & PLAS Invite you to Pizza Nov. 11th

Portuguese Program & PLAS Invite you to Pizza Nov. 11th
Join us for a delicious lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., Nov. 11 in the Sherwood Room of Levering Hall. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to learn all about the Portuguese program and enjoy Brazilian dessert!