News & Events Archive


Brazil in Focus: Brazilians, Culture & Politics

Please join the Portuguese Language Program for the inaugural Symposium on Brazil – Brazil in Focus: Brazilians, Culture & Politics – to take place on November 9 and 10, 2015. This symposium […]


Symposium: Global Empires, American Republics, and the Novel

Please join the Program in Latin American Studies for “Global Empires, American Republics, and the Novel: A Symposium on Joseph Conrad’s Nostromo” Speakers include Professor James Sanders of Utah State University, […]


Fall 2015 Events

The Fall 2015 schedule of PLAS events has been announced. Take a look at the exciting lineup of speakers we will host on campus, as well as the inaugural JHU […]


New PLAS Course Fall 2015

New PLAS Course Fall 2015
AS.100.246 (01) Colonial Latin American History Survey This course offers a general survey of Colonial Latin American history, covering both Spanish and Portuguese America, from European conquest to the revolutionary […]


PLAS Round Table: Why Now?

Join us April 1 for the PLAS Round Table featuring James Dator, Mariana Mora, Deborah Poole, and Lester Spence: “Why Now?” Discussion on #yamecansé and #ican’tbreathe movements.


Applications deadline extended

Graduate Teaching Fellowship The competition for the 2015–2016 Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Latin American Studies is open and applications deadline was extended until Tuesday, February 17, at 1 p.m. to the PLAS […]


Latino Public Health Network

Addressing Disease and Inequality in Guatemala Join us Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. for the Latino Public Health Network seminar featuring Isabella Danel, Peter Rohloff, and Brent Savoie.