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Welcome to LACS! LACS is Stony Brook’s center devoted to Latin America, the Caribbean, and their diasporas. Connecting faculty in Social Sciences, STEM disciplines, and Humanities, LACS’s mission is the production of knowledge useful to the faculty and students working in all fields pertaining to Hemispheric Latin American Studies. Currently 16 departments in SBU have a stake in strengthening Stony Brook’s Latin/o American research
profile and are LACS Affiliated Departments. LACS offers an 18-credit minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with credits drawn from a required entry course, a capstone project, an average of 25 cross-listed LACS courses each semester and a variety of internships.

This interdisciplinary minor studies the crucial role of Latin America and its diasporas in the current global context. Our internships often center the experience of migration as a key analytic in a globally-minded study of the US-Latin American and the Caribbean relationship.

 

LACS News & Events

 
CHECK OUR SPRING 2022  REPORT
 
Spring 2022 report
 
2022 LACS Graduate Student Summer Research Fellows
 
Grad Fellowship 2022
 
 
CHECK OUT OUR SPRING 2022 CALENDAR!
 
Spring 2022 calendar
 
CHECK OUR FALL 2021 REPORT
 
Fall 2021 report cover