• This effort aims to provide relief to scholars, students, and artists by allowing them to continue their work at Princeton on a temporary basis. The visitors program provides a range of support including a stipend to cover living expenses, access to libraries and other scholarly material, and an opportunity to engage with colleagues at Princeton.
  • The Princeton University Library and Program in Latin American Studies, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, are pleased to announce the acquisition of historical manuscripts about African slavery and the plantation economy in colonial and imperial Brazil.
  • This spring, 12 Princeton undergraduates in the course “Inca Art and Architecture” learned firsthand the critical role that landscape can play in the structure of a civilization — while challenging their own perceptions of what “civilization” means.
  • Watch the video from our recent 50th Anniversary Symposium. This event brought together current and former directors, faculty, staff, and students to reflect upon the early beginnings of the program and to discuss future trajectories in Latin American Studies.
  • February 15 – June 15, 2018 From the Collection of Alma Concepción and Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Princeton, New Jersey.
  • After returning to campus for his 10th year Reunion celebration, Antonio Lacayo ’07 reflects upon what his Princeton experience meant to him. It was a place for exploration, of being completely aware of your identify and yet completely free at the same time.
  • In celebration of the fiftieth year of the Program in Latin American Studies at Princeton University, this installation features artists from Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and Peru.
  • The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an array of exciting and thought-provoking events this semester. Over Princeton’s history, PLAS has been and continues to be the home for scholars and students seeking to engage with the history and the contemporary issues that characterize Latin America.


Sounding Board

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
In the fall of 2018, Princeton’s history department will offer 
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018
Emeritus Professor  Arcadio Díaz Quiñones writes on Puerto Rico, silenced history, and memory.
Friday, Feb 23, 2018
Chilean writer Ariel Dorfman on Pablo Neruda, immigration, and Spanish war refugees in the 1930s and reflects on the meaning of solidarity today