"Dame dame dame, que te voy a dar ... una guayabita de mi guayabal."


CFP: "Crises and Opportunities in Latin America" Conference ($500 for best grad student paper!)

"Crises and Opportunities in Latin America"

April 23-24, 2010

Keynote Speakers:

Román de la Campa - University of Pennsylvania;
Carolyn Dean - University of California Santa Cruz;
Ana Maria Ochoa - Colombia University;
Jonh A. Zemko - Center for International Enterprise

The conference site is at:

We invite papers from across the social sciences, arts, and the humanities
to examine the cultural, economic, and political reconfigurations produced
by local or global transformations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
“Crises and Opportunities in Latin America,” is an interdisciplinary
conference to reflect on unsettling conditions in Latin America produced by
historical, political, cultural or economic changes, the types of new
conceptualizations and claims these have produced, and the potential
transformations and opportunities they imply for the present and future.

The conference will have both invited and contributed papers. Researchers
from all disciplines are invited to share their research, views, and

You may choose to propose a panel of 4 speakers or send your paper
individually. We invite you to submit an abstract/paper or a panel by
February 28th, by e-mail to:

Jorge M. Aguero at Jorge.aguero@ucr.edu

including the following information:
- authors’ name and affiliations
- authors' detailed contact information
- Keywords (at least 4)
- Discipline
- Please write LAS CONFERENCE in the subject

Decision about the papers will be made by March 8th, 2010.

The Latin American Studies Program will award a prize of US$ 500 for the
best paper presented by a graduate student. Graduate students' electronic
submissions should be followed up by a letter from a professor certifying
that the submitter is a graduate student in good standing in the professor's
department. This letter should be sent via mail or email to the address
below. If you send by email, please write LAS CONFERENCE in the subject.

c/o Marcelle Chauvet
Latin American Studies Program
3111 Interdisciplinary Building South
University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
email: jorge.aguero@ucr.edu

No comments: