Event Calendar

LAGW Lecture: Jorge Coronado @ Gilman Hall 132
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture: Jorge Coronado

Northwestern University

“Selling lo andino Globally: Cultural Consumption and Local Production in the Work of Elena Izcue”

LAGW Lecture: Gonzalo Lamana @ Gilman Hall 479
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Lecture: Gonzalo Lamana

University of Pittsburgh

“What to Do in a World Upside Down?  Race-Thinking, Theology, and Coloniality According to Guaman Poma de Ayala”

(sponsored by the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures)

LAGW Seminar: Benjamin Siegel @ Mergenthaler Hall 426
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Seminar: Benjamin Siegel

Boston University

“Markets of Pain: A Transnational History of the United States Opioid Crisis”

Book Release: Casey Marina Lurtz @ Levering Hall, Sherwood Room
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Book Release: Casey Marina Lurtz
Johns Hopkins University

“From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico”

Additional Events & Programs

PLAS Colloquia, Symposia, Seminars, and Workshops

PLAS invites leading scholars from both the United States and Latin America to participate in its events. PLAS events are venues for the sharing and discussion of cutting-edge scholarship related to Latin American and Latino Studies.

Spring Conference

PLAS sponsors a small, thematically-focused annual conference organized by graduate students. Scholars from universities across the United States join the graduate students and faculty of the Johns Hopkins University to present and discuss research related to Latin America and the Caribbean.

Cultural Activities and Outreach

PLAS strives to promote the arts and cultures of Latin America and Latinos in the United States by sponsoring a range of cultural activities on the Homewood campus. Examples of recent initiatives include a photography exhibit, a film series, a concert, and a series of readings by prominent Latino and Latin American novelists. In addition, PLAS strives to connect with the wider Baltimore community. Most of its events are open to the public.