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LASP expands the intellectual presence of Latin America across campus by organizing an array of campus activities:

  • A weekly seminar series run by our graduate fellows
  • Workshops, symposia, and conferences
  • An annual visiting lecture 
  • Initiatives intended to bring graduate students and scholars from Latin America to Cornell’s campus 
  • An undergraduate Latin American Studies minor
  • A graduate concentration certificate

Media Recordings

The program often creates media recordings of the events it hosts.

Cornell Resources

Peruvian people exchanging seeds

Latin America and the Caribbean Library Collections

The Cornell University Library's collection encompasses a rich and varied universe of printed volumes, digital resources, maps, media, and archival materials. The Latin America and the Caribbean Collections contains over 300,000 titles. 

Hallway of the Language Resource Center with students

Language Resource Center 

The Language Resource Center supports language teaching and learning. It maintains a student facility with technology-based resources and environments for language learning. It also hosts Spanish and Portuguese language discussion groups.


FALL 2020 (15 Oct-15 Dec) ECUADOR DIGITAL INTERNSHIPS--The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) internship programs supports Cornell’s mission “to promote a culture of broad inqui

The LASP seminar series occurs every semester, and we bring a wide-range of guest speakers from Cornell and other institutions who study Latin America and the Caribbean.

LASP welcomes Cornell undergraduates and graduates in all fields of study who are interested in studying and conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean to apply for the Lat

Learn more about Latin America and the Caribbean in a course that will also help you work toward achieving the Latin American studies minor.
Study Abroad Opportunity
As part of the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), Cornell University offers study abroad programs in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Cuba.