About the Center

The Americas Center/Centro de las Américas promotes the interdisciplinary study of the arts, cultures, histories, and societies of the Americas at UVA, bringing together diverse scholarly communities of faculty across the College and the University working in American studies, Latin American studies, and Latino/a studies. Faculty working in these and related areas are housed in nearly a dozen departments and programs across the University. The Americas Center/Centro de las Américas holds international conferences and lecture series, hosts visiting scholars, provides support for undergraduate and graduate student research, and supports curricular development.