Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Call for Papers for the 14th Joseph Vélez Latin American Studies Conference

Latin American Studies at Baylor University will be holding its Fourteenth Joseph Vélez conference on April 9-10, 2010, in Waco, Texas. Conference highlights include the address by keynote speaker, Dr. Manuel García-Castellón, who has published several books on Latin American thought, liberation theology, culture & civilization, Spanish art, and Filipino Literature. This conference will focus on the analysis of Latin America’s new reality and its projection towards the future, taking into account the financial crisis that has dominated the international context in the last year. Papers may examine the conference theme from a variety of perspectives, including literary, social, cultural, political, ideological, anthropological, and artistic. Proposals for single papers and complete sessions are welcome and may be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes. Registration fee: US $40.

Due March 15, 2010

For more information please contact Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes, Director of Latin American Studies, at .