The Rio Bravo Association solicits proposals for its meeting on April 1-3, 2004 on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
The Rio Bravo Association is a group of scholars both from the United States and Mexico who have an interest in the culture along the Rio Grande. Scholars include those from fields such as history, political science, languages, sociology, engineering, architecture and urban design.
The theme for the 15th Annual Meeting is "Sustainable Development in the Rio Bravo/Rio Grande Borderlands."
Proposals may consist of individual papers or of papers grouped in a session. For each paper proposed, please submit an abstract of 250 to 500 words, indicating the thesis of the paper, the sources and methodology employed in the research, and how it enhances or expands knowledge of the subject. Papers should have a reading time of twenty to twenty-five minutes. Also, please submit a curriculum vitae for each participant.
Proposals should be postmarked by December 31, 2003 and mailed to the address below. Inquiries are welcome by email, but please send proposals by mail or fax.
Cecilia C. Rhoades, Ph.D.
Southwest Borderland Cultural Studies
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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