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Latin American, Latino/a
 and Caribbean Studies
at Miami University


Students on river boat for LAS 412 photo Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies (LAS) is a major and minor degree program open to all undergraduate students at Miami University. The program explores Latin American and Caribbean cultures, economies, social and political systems, literature, art, music, history, and geography across the hemisphere. Opportunities to study abroad and to engage with Latin American communities in Ohio promote the active application of international knowledge to vital issues in today's changing world.


Passionate About Latin/o American and Caribbean Series: This unique program consists of films, lectures, and other events offered throughout the semester.
View the Spring 2014 Schedule [PDF].

Study Abroad Opportunities

Market in Mexico photoThe LAS program highly values study abroad in all Latin American and Caribbean contexts and extends credit by petition to international study experiences that fulfill program criteria. Miami offers numerous summer and/or spring break workshops in locations such as Mexico, Brazil, Bahamas, and Costa Rica. LAS students are encouraged to study in programs offered by other universities and organizations.
[Study abroad with LAS faculty.]


Thomas Caracas Garcia photoThe Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies Committee brings together faculty, staff, and students who have scholarly, professional and personal interests in Latin America, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies.

 

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College of Arts & Science

  • Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies
    Walter Vanderbush, Interim Director
    (vanderw@MiamiOH.edu)
    317 Harrison Hall
    Miami University
    Oxford, Ohio 45056
    (513) 529-2018

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