Welcome!

La Plaza Virtual is a digital discussion space for anyone interested in issues of Latino/a, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies.

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Check out the conversations:

COMMUNITY – a space for anything/everything latin american in New England and for updates on the plaza. Share events, ideas.

CARIBBEAN INITIATIVE – blogging and sharing led by a group of scholars interested in Caribbean issues at the University of Connecticut. Anyone is welcome to join in the conversation!

NECLS – The New England Council for Latino/a Studies. Register for our upcoming conference and discuss scholarship in the region.


Web Designers and Research Assistants
Jason Hackett, Joshua Josephy-Zack, Mia Josephy-Zack
Branford High School, Class of 2020

Photography Contributions
Special thanks to Caitlin Daley, Branford High School, Class of 2016, for generously sharing photographs of the disappeared at the Museo de la Memoria, Plaza San Martín, Córdoba, Argentina. The Museo de la Memoria is the actual police building that was a clandestined centre for detention and torture during the dirty war 1976-1983.

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