Welcome to Simon Fraser University
You have reached this page because we have detected you have a browser that is not supported by our web site and its stylesheets. We are happy to bring you here a text version of the SFU site. It offers you all the site's links and info, but without the graphics.
You may be able to update your browser and take advantage of the full graphical website. This could be done FREE at one of the following links, depending on your computer and operating system.
Or you may simply continue with the text version.

FireFox (Recommended) http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera http://www.opera.com/

*Macintosh OSX:*
FireFox (Recommended) http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera http://www.opera.com/

*Macintosh OS 8.5-9.22:*
The only currently supported browser that we know of is iCAB. This is a free browser to download and try, but there is a cost to purchase it.
Close x
Searching... Please wait...
  • las-banner1
  • las-banner2
  • las-banner3
  • las-banner5
  • las-banner6b

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.


April 14, 2014: Read MA LAS 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.

LAS Blog

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...

Monday, Feb 3 - 10:32am

It would seem that in Ecuador, I would run afoul of the state for publishing the following cartoon by Xavier Bonilla:

Is Freedom of the Press a...