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Each year, LASP sponsors a variety of lectures and performances that are open to the surrounding communities. Past events have included lectures by scholars, journalists, and politicians, and presentations by poets, novelists, and musicians.

The Program reaches out to the Latino community in the Greater Philadelphia Area by linking up with high schools and cultural organizations. The Program also provides guidance to students interested in careers related to Latin America.


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Lowell Gustafson "The Ancient Maya view of Time--or-- You've Still Got Time Nine Months

Bryan McCann "The Gaucho Challenge: Southern Regionalism inBrazillian Popular Music"

"Brazil's Foreign Policy: New Dimensions"

Masks in Latin America

Putting the B in BRIC: New perspectives on economic development in Brazil

"Is Blood Thicker than Water?"