Department of History

About the Program

The Latin American history graduate program offers its students training in a wide range of historical themes with recognized leaders in the region's scholarship. Our research interests cover politics, culture, gender, race and ethnicity, migration, social movements, environment, indigenous peoples, and economics. Chronologically, we span from the early colonial period to recent years.

Core courses in the Latin America program include two colloquia, one each in colonial and modern Latin America, and a one-semester research seminar. These courses provide the basic skills for regional specialization. The small size of the program allows students to develop scholarly interests through intense individual interaction with faculty. The University's Center for Latin American Studies coordinates a program to bring together students interested in Latin America across all disciplines. In addition, students integrate with the wide spectrum of comparative, global, other regional and thematic capabilities in the Department.

Our program has trained scholars who have gone on to successful careers in research and teaching institutions.

Upcoming Events

Tue Sep 17 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Rajani Bhatia: RCHA Seminar
Wed Sep 18 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Faculty Promotion Meeting
Fri Sep 20 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Symposium in Honor of Thomas J. Figueira
Tue Sep 24 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Michele Goodwin: RCHA Seminar
Tue Sep 24 @ 4:30PM - 06:00PM
Árpád von Klimó: Center for European Studies
Wed Sep 25 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Faculty Promotion Meeting


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