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Latin America is one of the most diverse and interesting regions in the world. The variety of peoples, cultures, languages, and environments makes the study of Latin America an exciting intellectual adventure. Students can earn a B.A. degree in Latin American Studies at the University of Oregon. A minor in LAS is also available. Our students receive a first-rate interdisciplinary training in Latin American Studies, with study abroad and internship opportunities and language instruction in Spanish and Portuguese. Core courses in Latin American Studies (LAS) are complemented by courses drawn from departments and programs such as Romance Languages, History, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Philosophy, Geography, Journalism, International Studies, and Environmental Studies. Read more…



Spring Graduation 2015

LAS Spring Commencement

The Latin American Studies Spring Graduation Ceremony will be held at noon on Monday, June 15th, 2015. Our ceremony will be held indoors, in the Gerlinger Alumni Lounge.



A reception with refreshments will follow, for graduates to enjoy with their guests.

Latin American Studies Major and Minor undergraduates who have applied for their degrees for Fall 2014, Winter, 2015  Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 are welcome to participate!

Please email to RSVP




Villa-Lobos Spring Concert

Friday, May 29

The Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos

Featuring the Piano Studio of Alexandre Dossin

7:30 p.m., Aasen Hull Hall (Room 190), Frohnmayer Music Buiding

The piano students of Alexandre Dossin will perform works by the famed Brazilian composer, including “Ciclo Brasileiro” (Brazilian Cycle), a group of 4 pieces, “A Prole do Bebê no. 1″ (Baby’s Family, vol. 1) and “Bachianas Brasileiras no. 4.”