The 47th Annual SECOLAS Conference will take place from Thursday, March 9 to Saturday, March 11, 2000 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
This conference is sponsored by Coastal Carolina University in Conway South Carolina and deals with the theme of "Latin America Encounters the 21st Century". The keynote speaker for the conference will be Elena Poniatowska.
SECOLAS, Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies, is a non-political, non-profit organization, whose objectives are the promotion of interest, study and scholarly research pertaining to Latin America, in all fields, and the increase of fruitful and friendly contacts among the peoples of the Americas. Although the majority of SECOLAS memberships is among individuals and institutions in the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico, this organization has members from all parts of the country and from over a dozen foreign countries.
Interested participants are encouraged to submit abstracts or propose panels. Selected papers will be published in SECOLAS Annals. Participants may also send papers to be considered for publication in Southeastern Latin Americanist.
Send your abstracts to the contact people below, Scott H. Beck for History and Social Sciences or to Michael Handelsman for Literature and the Humanities.
Deadline for one-page abstracts is October 31, 1999.
For History and Social Sciences:
Scott H. Beck
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
Telephone: (423) 439-6648
Fax: (423) 439-5313
For Literature and the Humanities:
Department of Modern Foreign
Languages and Literature
617 McClung Tower and Plaza
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Telephone: (423) 974-7010 Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
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