The North Central Council of Latin Americanists invites proposals for panels, round tables, and papers from all disciplines that address the conference theme, "Latin America: Visions of Social Justice in a Global World," as well as proposals dealing with other topics. Interdisciplinary and comparative analyses are most welcome. Proposals may focus on any region and may be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Teaching panels concerning pedagogical strategies, teaching and learning methods, and in-class or long distance innovative approaches are especially invited. This conference will be held October 22 and 23, 2004, on the campus of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
Proposals (250-300 word abstracts) must be submitted by August 1, 2004. Please enclose a cover sheet stating professional affiliation, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of each participant. Please also state need for audiovisual support. E-mail submissions are encouraged.
Graduate and advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. Up to six student travel grants of up to $150 each are available. Grants are for full-time students who are not professionally employed. Apply with abstract and short bio.
Conference presenters are eligible for NCCLA Research and Teaching Awards (see website).
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