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 events on February 6 and February 7 will take place at Duke University, John Hope Franklin Center. Those on February 8 will be at UNC Chapel Hill, FedEx Global Education Center.
*All panelists, discussants and other participants are required to register. Please click on the link for the Registration Form. Please also go to the links below for information on special sessions and the keynote presentation, as well as the entire conference program.