Welcome to the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Center

The LACS (Latin American and Caribbean Studies) Center at SUNY-Stony Brook serves to enhance and focus the interests of students, faculty, graduate students and the larger New York regional community concerned with Latin American and Latino issues. Stony Brook--New York’s premier public research university--is home to internationally-recognized scholarship on the Americas, and in recent years the LACS Center has become our interdisciplinary base for deepening ties with the region. Stony Brook attracts growing numbers of Latino/a students from the New York metropolitan area and myriad Latin American-(ist) graduate students from across the disciplines--from Hispanic Languages and Mathematics to History and Sociology. The LACS mission goes beyond traditional “Area Studies”: it is to connect our diverse local interests around Latino and Latin American issues to dynamic global scholarship and developments across our Hemisphere.


Tinker Grants 2015: Roundtable Discussion: Thanks to all our graduate students for their presentations!


Amelio Sánchez Undergaduate Award for Academic Achievement

2015 call for applications!! More information



Faculty Colloquium

Wednesday, October 7th 

1:00pm N-320; SBS

faculty colloquium

Calendar for FALL 2015

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center
• Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4345  • Phone: 631.632.7517 • Fax: 631.632.9432
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