Latin American Studies
The multidisciplinary nature of Latin American Studies enables students to tailor their academic preparation for careers across a wide range of fields. Whether your interests lie in business, government, law, media, education, intelligence, foreign service/diplomatic relations, cultural brokering, development, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, journalism,or tourism, Latin American Studies has much to offer. At the same time, many Latin American Studies students draw on their training to pursue graduate study in a variety of fields at both the masters and doctoral levels.
Working Paper Series 2011-2012
The LAS Working Paper Series is a co-operative endeavor between Simon Fraser University's Latin American Studies program and the University of British Columbia.
April 16, 2014: Read MA candidate, Monika Krzeminska's travel and research report in Lima, Peru here. Monika was a recipient of the Graduate International Research Travel Award (GIRTA).
April 14, 2014: Read MA candidate, Tom Allen's travel and research report in Guatemala here. Tom was a recipient of the Graduate International Research Travel Award (GIRTA).
June 11, 2014: The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca (Bia Labate) book launch followed by a panel discussion.
Thursday, Apr 17 - 1:45pm
Gabriel García Márquez has died. He was 87, and lately said to be suffering both from lymphatic cancer and senile dementia. A greater Latin...
Friday, Mar 7 - 2:18pm
Below are some messages noting the passing of retire Professor of Geography at SFU, Phil Wagner.
Sad news: Our dear colleague Phil...