News & Events Archive


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 […]


PLAS Spring 2015 Events

Take a look at the schedule of PLAS events for the Spring  2015 semester.


PLAS Fall 2014 Events

Take a look at the schedule of PLAS events for the Fall 2014 semester.


Latin American and Iberian History Workshop

Thursday, September 11 from 12-1 in Mergenthaler 266 Professor Jeffrey D. Needell (University of Florida/History & Latin American Studies) The workshop will be a discussion of his important 2001 Journal of Latin American Studies article “The Abolition of the Brazilian Slave Trade in 1850: Historiography, Slave Agency and Statesmanship” Tuesday, September 16 from 12-1 in […]