Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies at the University of Toronto is a program for students in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences who seek a deeper understanding of the Latin American regions, their histories, cultures, and societies.

Please visit the Latin American Studies Academic Calendar for the latest information on:

  • Major and Minor program requirements
  • LAS course descriptions
  • Courses offered by other academic units pre-approved for credit in any LAS program

For courses currently offered, please visit the full Arts & Science Fall & Winter Session Timetable.

 

Latin American Studies Call for Fellows 2021-22

The Latin American Studies program is pleased to announce two open calls for fellows in 2021: one for undergraduate and another one for graduate students.
 

Latin American Studies Undergraduate Fellowship Award, 2021-22

Open to all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto who have completed at least 14 FCEs toward their degree by the end of the Winter 2021. Valued at $1,000 CAD and valid for one full academic year (September 1, 2021 – May 30, 2022). LAS Undergraduate Fellows will be expected to participate in public engagement through a project to be shared on the Department of Spanish & Portuguese website and social media channels, aimed at students at the University of Toronto and the larger intellectual community at Latin American Studies. For more details and application process, please consult the PDF iconCall for LAS Undergraduate Fellows 202122.pdf
Application deadline: May 14, 2021. If selected, award will be announced on June 18, 2021.

 

Latin American Studies Graduate Fellowship Award, 2021-22

Open to A&S PhD students at the University of Toronto who are in the writing stage of their dissertation. Valued at $1,000 CAD and valid for one full academic year (September 1, 2021 – May 30, 2022). LAS Graduate Fellows will be expected to engage with students and the larger intellectual community at Latin American Studies. They will give a presentation related to their research and will also contribute a workshop for undergraduate students on a topic of interest, mutually agreed with the Associate Chair of Latin American Studies. For more details and application process, please consult the PDF iconCall for LAS Graduate Fellows 2021-22.pdf
Application deadline: May 14, 2021. If selected, award will be announced on June 18, 2021.