Comps, honors papers, and prize-winning works of the Latin American Studies program are featured here. All works have been self-submitted by the student authors. Descriptive information about each work is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of the works is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about how to submit your work and how to request access to the full text of works.


Submissions from 2023

Greta Hardy-Mittell, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2023, La Compañía as (Extr)activist Archival Literature

Olivia Potter, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2023, Subjectivity of Success: Mexico's Prospera Program

Submissions from 2021

Arianna Varela, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2021, Rainbows Emerging From the Clouds of Nostalgia: Queer Miami-Cuban Visibility and Resistance on TikTok

Submissions from 2020

B.J. Ryan, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2020, California Transfronteriza: Dependency and Integration in the San Diego-Tijuana Borderlands

Submissions from 2019

Ana Beatriz Yanes Martinez, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2019, (De)Constructing Salvadoreñidad: Digital Counterpublics as Spaces of Transnational Identity and Community Building

Submissions from 2017

Joshua Kamau Reason, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2017, Incomodando os brancos: Blackness & Urban Space in Salvador da Bahia

Submissions from 2015

Anna Persmark, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2015, Aquí hablamos un poco más de la autonomía de la vagina: The Rhetoric of Women's Rights and Health from NGOs in Highland Chiapas

Submissions from 2014

Holly Ruth Buttrey, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2014, Hip Hop in Cuba: The Underground Sphere for Expressive Youth

Submissions from 2012

Jennifer Beltran, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2012, Femicides in Ciudad Juárez: Why Women? Why Ciudad Juárez?

Cameron Tucker Combs, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2012, The racial legacy of Brazilian soccer and the construction of a national identity through play

Submissions from 2010

Lyndon DeSalvo, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2010, First Among the BRICs: Brazil's Necessary Challenging of TRIPs

Anna Katrin Losacano, Latin American Studies (LTAM) 2010, Telenovelas and the Story of the Nation: Cultural Significance, Scholarly Approaches and Content Analysis of Mexico's Cuidado Con el Angel