Calls for Papers

Institute of Latin American Studies – ILAS Weekly Digest: Week of February 18th,  2018

This a reminder about the LASC Annual Student Conference Huracán, Tormenta, Storm: Winds of Change. The 2019 Call for Papers and Invitation to Participate is attached or can be accessed here. Graduate students and advanced undergraduate student submissions from all disciplines are welcome. Abstracts are due March 1, 2019. The conference is scheduled for May 2-3, 2019, on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, and will include two days of panels, a keynote panel discussion (scholars, activists, and artists), and a music-filled closing reception. We look forward to your participation and attendance. Please share among students and professors.

The conference features a keynote panel with scholars, community members, artists, and activists. It includes graduate and undergraduate student research panels and innovative sessions offering different ways of exchanging ideas.

Proposal Guidelines:
-250-word abstract
-3 key words
-50-word biography of presenters
-Indicate the format of your proposed contribution: individual paper, panel, roundtable discussion, artistic performance, or any alternative format.
-Describe your audio-visual needs.
-Please submit your proposal by March 1, 2019 to

We welcome contributions in English, Spanish, Spanglish, Portuguese, French, or Creole. Proposal decision notifications will be emailed by March 15, 2019. Inquiries may be send to the Latin American Studies Center at the University of Maryland,

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