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Latin American Studies Program Community

Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program (LASP) was founded in 1961 and is an interdisciplinary program for Cornell students, faculty, staff, community members, and academic visitors with interests in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has over 30 core and 60 affiliated faculty from across Cornell’s colleges, professional schools, and in the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. 

LASP expands the intellectual presence of Latin America across campus by organizing an array of campus activities related to Latin America and the Caribbean, including a weekly seminar series run by our graduate fellows, with presentations by local, national, and international scholars; workshops, symposia, and conferences; an annual visiting lecture; initiatives intended to bring graduate students and scholars from Latin America to Cornell’s campus; and a Latin American Studies undergraduate minor and a graduate concentration certificate.



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