“OUR RESEARCH MATTERS: NEW DIALOGUES ON LATIN AMERICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND LATINO STUDIES”
University of Massachusetts Amherst
April 30, 2005
DEADLINE: March 14, 2005
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is pleased to announce its First Graduate Student Conference to be held on April 30, 2005. This multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary one-day conference seeks to open up a forum for Graduate Students from different disciplines at the University of Massachusetts and other regional universities, to share their research and academic interests on Latin America, Caribbean and Latino Studies with fellow graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and members of the community. We welcome papers in fields including, but not limited to:
We are interested in receiving proposals from a wide range of research directions relevant to Latin America, the Caribbean and Latino Studies. We hope to initiate a meaningful and long-lasting dialogue that will encourage further conversations within the UMass community and with other institutions. Fifteen to twenty minute papers may be presented in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French.
Please send 200-word abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, on a separate page, include your name, the title of your paper, your department affiliation, phone number, email address, postal address, and a brief biography. Deadline for submissions is March 14, 2005.
We also encourage graduate students to propose entire 90-minute sessions with three to four presenters from different disciplines/department affiliations. The session proposal should include—in addition to the information of each presenter stated above—the title of the session and a 100-word description of the session, such as questions addressed and explored in the panel.
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