The Newberry Library Seminar in Borderlands and Latino Studies
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University, Latino Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, and the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago
CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 2007–08 academic year
Deadline for Submission: 15 June 2007
This seminar provides a forum for works-in-progress that explore topics in Latino and Borderlands history. We encourage the submission of proposals for seminar papers or whole panels that examine the interplay of Latino people, communities, and culture in the United States; transnational and comparative “borderlands” studies; civil rights and social movements; and other related topics. Our focus has been on U.S.-Mexico borderlands history; however, we welcome papers on North American or global “borderlands” generally. We are particularly interested in work that explores Latino life outside the U.S. Southwest.
The seminar is open to graduate students, faculty members and independent scholars. Graduate students and junior faculty in the early-writing stages who wish to present work are especially encouraged to apply. To maximize time for discussion, papers are circulated electronically in advance. Priority is given to individuals who are at a stage of their research at which they can best profit from discussion. The seminar meets on selected Saturdays during the academic year, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois.To propose a paper, please send a one-page proposal, a statement explaining the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief c.v. to Diane Dillon, Assistant Director, Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family and Community History, The Newberry Library. Please send all materials as electronic attachments via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in proposing a paper and have questions, please contact seminar coordinators Josef Barton (Northwestern University,email@example.com;or Juan Mora-Torres (DePaul University, firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Newberry Library is unable to provide funds for travel or lodging, but can assist in locating discounted accommodations.
Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family and Community History
The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 255-3524/ email@example.com
The Newberry Library
Dr. William M. Scholl Center for
Family and Community History
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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