- Latino Migration Project
The Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in the diverse regions that make up Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
Call for Proposals 2014 Social Justice and Cultural Self-Determination in Latin America and the Caribbean
The UNC – Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is announces the 10th annual Consortium Conference to take place on February 6-8, 2014 at Duke University, John Hope Franklin Center and UNC-Chapel Hill, FedEx Global Education Center.
The overall conference theme is Social Justice and Cultural Self-Determination in Latin America and the Caribbean. It will include a number of special sessions focused on indigeneity, self-governance and alternative knowledge production, related to the project on Hemispheric Indigeneity in Global Term supported through the Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies with funding from the Mellon Partnerships in a Global Age program. This project is a collaboration with the UNC American Indian and Indigenous Studies program and the Center for Canadian Studies at Duke. Attention will be given principally to panels and individual proposals focusing on issues of (self) representation, identity, health and wellness, the environment, and the politics of knowledge.
The topic is not restrictive, but inclusive. We invite submissions for panels and/or short presentations by individuals, pairs, collectives, or working groups related to the main conference theme. Panel proposals are strongly encouraged.
Please submit your proposal electronically no later than Monday, December 9, 2013 to Miguel Rojas-Sotelo firstname.lastname@example.org (please use as subject: 2014 Consortium Conference). Your proposal should include a title and a brief (250 word) description of the topic to be addressed, as well as name(s) and affiliation(s) of the participant(s). Attachments in Microsoft Word are preferred, but if you send the information in the body of an e-mail message, be sure that your formatting includes international characters.