Awards season is here!

Awards season has arrived!
Check out two of our annual awards given out to SECOLAS members in recognition of their scholarship, namely the Alfred B. Thomas Book Award and the Sturgis Leavitt Award for Best Article.
FAQs:
1. Do I have to be a member of SECOLAS to submit?

 

Yes. You must be a member in good standing in the year the award is given (2018). In addition, for the Thomas Book award, you must have been a SECOLAS member for the previous two calendar years (2016 and 2017). For the Leavitt Award, you must have been a member in the year your article or book chapter was published (2017).

 

2. Do I need to attend the annual meeting to receive the award?

 

No, but you will be sorely missed.

 

3. When is the deadline?

 

Thomas Book Award – have the publisher get a copy of your book to each member of the committee by Friday, January 12, 2018.

 

Sturgis Leavitt Award – send a pdf copy of your 2017 publication to each member of the committee by Friday, January 12, 2018.

¡Atención! 5 days to submit your abstract for SECOLAS 2018

The Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University is pleased to host the 65th Annual Meeting of SECOLAS in Nashville, Tennessee from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, 2018. SECOLAS invites faculty members, independent scholars, and students to submit panel and individual paper proposals for participation in the conference.

SECOLAS welcomes submissions on any aspect of Latin American and/or Caribbean Studies.

Graduate student presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for the Edward H. Moseley Student Paper Award for the best paper presented at the SECOLAS meeting.

After the conference, all presenters will be eligible to submit their paper for publication consideration in the SECOLAS Annals issue of The Latin Americanist, an international, peer-reviewed journal published by SECOLAS and Wiley Blackwell.

To submit your abstract proposal, click through to the online submission form.

Be sure to check out for updated information on the conference’s dedicated web page.

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