- 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.
Social Justice and Cultural Self-Determination in Latin America and the Caribbean
The UNC – Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies has announced 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.