Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies Conference Call for Papers: Deadline December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies
contact email: 
maclasproposals@gmail.com

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Call for Papers - MACLAS 2010

 

Middle
Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies Annual Conference

Continuing
Struggles for Independence and Justice

 

The
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 

March
26-27, 2010

 

 

2010 is both
the bicentennial of Latin American independence movements and the centennial of
the Mexican Revolution, yet many of the goals of those movements remain
unfulfilled as peoples in the region continue to struggle with dependency and
social inequality. The program committee invites faculty, students and
practitioners to submit individual paper and panel proposals that are
particularly concerned with the notions of independence, equality and
empowerment. Of course, papers dealing with other aspects of Latin American
studies are most welcome. 
Additionally, the organizers will consider a limited number of workshop
proposals that aim at informing students and faculty on issues such as study
abroad programs in Latin America, academic publishing, the road to tenure, and
the use of technology in the classroom.

           

Please submit
a 250-word abstract for individual papers or complete panel proposals (250 word
abstracts for all 4 papers) in English or Spanish to maclasproposals@gmail.com by December 31, 2009
Presentations should be between 15 and 20 minutes long.  Please be sure to include a title, your
name (and the name of all participants if a panel), your institution and your
role (faculty, student or other title).

 

MACLAS offers
prizes for the best undergraduate and graduate papers submitted, as well as
prizes to the membership at large for best article and best book published in
2008-2009.  Please see the website www.maclas.org for details and deadlines.

 

Finally,
graduate students are encouraged to apply to the Christina Turner Graduate
Student Travel, to help reimburse travel and lodging costs for the conference.

 

Check in
frequently at www.maclas.org for conference
updates and information on faculty and student prizes.   Please email: maclaspresident@gmail.com with any
questions.

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
general_announcements
medieval
postcolonial
professional_topics