About Latin American Studies

We are interested in the histories, cultures and contemporary experience of the Latin American people.

Study opportunities in Latin American Studies

You can take Latin American Studies for the Bachelor of Arts. You can study Latin American literature, cinema, arts, music and popular culture.

Postgraduate students may be able to focus on Latin America through programmes in Spanish.

Find out more about studying Latin American Studies or Spanish.
 

Latin American Studies staff and research

Our group of experts on Latin America is based in the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics. Our research interests include music, film, women's and indigenous studies, and colonial and nation-state studies.

Staff research in Latin American Studies

 

The New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies

We host New Zealand’s only interdisciplinary research centre on Latin America. The New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies promotes relations between business and community groups working between New Zealand and Latin America. It also provides a forum for academic discussion about Latin America.

The New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies