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Children in indigenous costumes, Brazil
Children in indigenous costumes, Brazil

The Latin American Studies Program facilitates learning about Latin America. It blends the Cornell curriculum, functional pathways bringing together students from diverse colleges, and fruitful collaborations with other institutions in the US and Latin American countries. LASP enriches formal instruction with experiential learning abroad, film and seminar series, visiting scholars, sponsored events, faculty and student research, and ready access to scholarly resources through campus repositories and loan programs.

ABC Alum Presents a Paper at the AIAA Student Conference this April

Rogerio BonattiAcademia do Brazil em Cornell alum, Rogerio Bonatti, was invited back to Cornell on April 25th to present his paper, Influence of Building Geometry on Wind Power Potential, at the prestigious AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Student Conference. Rogerio is a Mechatronic Engineering major, studying at the Escola Politenica in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Cornell Initiates Semester Abroad in Havana

For the first time, Cornell students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in Cuba, conducting research and taking courses at the University of Havana.

Andean Past 11 Published

Cornell University’s Latin American Studies Program is pleased to announce the release of Andean Past, Volume 11.

Workshop on Violence and Security in Latin America Great Success

This day-long workshop brought together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from both the social sciences and the humanities to explore the causes and consequences of violence in Latin America and the social, political, and cultural responses to insecurity.

Congratulations, Professor Debra Castillo

LASP would like to congratulate Debra Castillo on her nomination for President of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).  Professor Castillo previously served as director of the Latin American Studies Program at Cornell and is currently the  Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies and Professor of Comparative Literatrure at Cornell Univeristy.  LASA is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America.  As president, Castillo will be responsible for the prize award committees, conferences,