News & Events Archive


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 wars of independence. Emphasis will be placed in exploring the nature and effects of conquest, the making of new pluri-ethnic societies, and the eventual break […]


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 Office (Gilman 281).


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.


Summer Research Grants in Latin America

The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) offers small grants to support summer research and travel in Latin America and the Caribbean. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, and the competition is open to all undergraduate (except senior) and graduate students of the Johns Hopkins University. Click to learn more. 


Hopkins Barcelona: 5 Year BA/MA with Universitat Pompeu Fabra

This new, exciting program provides a select group of undergraduates the opportunity to pursue an integrated, consecutive 5-year dual-degree BA/MA between JHU and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) that will lead to the MA in World History from UPF. JHU students will spend either the Fall or Spring of their Junior Year at UPF earning credits […]