Doctoral student Mara-Cecilia Ostfeld investigates Latino voter identity

Read about Mara-Cecilia's research online in SAS Fronteirs.

Doing Field Research in Latin America:Graduate Students Perspectives

Friday, October 12th


  Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room

The event planned for October 10th has been cancelled.

October 10 Roundtable Discussion

  has been cancelled. This event will be reschedule at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Information Session

All Penn undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Penn are cordially invited to attend an Information Session on October 2nd from 11:30-1:00 at the Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall. LALS faculty, Advisors, and current Majors will be available to answer any questions you may have about the LALS Major or Minor. Refreshments will be served.

LALS Welcome New Students!

The Latin American and Latino Studies Program extends a warm welcome to new students. We wish you a wonderful year.

Latino Heritage Month at Penn

September 15th-October 15th

   Events are co-sponsored by: La Casa Latina, Latino Coalition and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program. For more details click on "Events".


College Palooza 2012

We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming College Palooza 2012!! 
As always, the LALS program will be represented with our lively and
colorful table (including some tasty snacks from Latin America),
so we want to encourage you to stop by and show your pride!

This year's Palooza, held at College Green, is scheduled for Monday,
16 from 11:00 am to 3:00pm.

GPLASC Undergraduate Travel Grant

For Research in Latin America 2012

2012 Graduate Student Field Research Grants

We are pleased to announce the availability of Graduante Student Field Grants for the summer of 2012. The grants are primarily intended to provide graduate and professional school students with the opportunity to deepen their disciplinary interests in any contry of Latin America and the Caribbean. Applicants please contact the LALS office for more details.

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