A day with Fundación En Vía

On Wednesday, March 27, attendees of the 66th annual meeting will have the opportunity to join Fundación En Vía, a non-profit organization that works to empower women to better support themselves and their families. We use funds generated through responsible tourism to provide interest-free loans and educational programs to entrepreneurial women in 5 communities in the Tlacolula Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico. 

The organization’s tours offer a unique glimpse into life in Oaxaca through the perspective of individual artisans and business women. We visit small communities just outside of the city of Oaxaca where you will meet hard-working, optimistic, and problem-solving women who are part of En Vía’s microloan program. You will hear directly from these women about their businesses, their communities, and their experiences with micro-finance.

The tours highlight artisanal trades, traditional foods, local economy, and of course En Vía’s micro-finance model.

Participants will gain not only a better understanding of the challenges of life here – in the second poorest state of Mexico – but also help provide a viable path out of poverty. We use your tour donation to fund our loan and education programs.  

For further information, contact us at secolas-org@uncc.edu.

Oaxaca 2019 – Day Trips are now open for registration and payment

If you arrive in Oaxaca early or stay late, we have some excursion opportunities for your consideration.

Check out the following day trip options:

Click here for further information about Fundación En Vía.

Registration for these excursions will close on Friday, March 8, 2019.

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Registration for Oaxaca 2019 is now open!

¡Oye! Conference registration is now open for Oaxaca 2019.

Complete the conference registration form.

Pay your conference registration fees here.

Rates until January 15, 2019

  • Professional membership and early bird conference: $130 and includes
    • faculty, independent scholars, and university staff based in the U.S.
  • Discounted membership and early bird conference: $100 and includes
    • students
    • post-docs
    • contingent faculty
    • scholars based outside of the U.S.
    • emeritus faculty

Accommodation in Oaxaca – SECOLAS – 2019 annual meeting

Here is information on accommodation in Oaxaca:

Holiday Inn – this is the conference hotel

  • We have a block of rooms for the nights of 27, 28, 29, 30 March 2019.
  • Choices are between two queen beds and one king bed
  • Price is 1,660.05 MXN (~$81.50 USD) per night
  • Click here for reservations
  • Event code: SEC
  • Be advised that if you choose to stay in the Holiday Inn outside the dates listed above, there is an increase in the nightly rate.

For our colleagues who are interested staying longer or dates outside those listed above, SECOLAS has been informed of the following hotels. We are also working to secure group rates, and will provide that information if we are able to do so.

Oaxaca 2019 – Deadline extended to November 1!

At the requests and interests of several colleagues, we have extended the deadline to submit an individual paper or panel abstract for our 2019 in Oaxaca to November 1, 2018.
 
To submit your proposal, click here.

 

¡Oaxaca 2019! Call for Papers

Come one! Come all!

 

Join SECOLAS in Oaxaca, México in late March 2019 for our 66th annual meeting.

 

Submit your abstract here.

 

David Carey to co-edit a new book series

SECOLAS member David Carey has partnered with Renata Keller to launch a book series entitled Critical Latin America published by Brill.

Check it out!

¡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.

We have updated the Travel Resources page

We have added some additional resources to the Travel Resources for Cartagena page, including Lonely Planet’s Cartagena entry and some maps.

Check it out!

Additional information will be posted on the conference website.

9 days!

Be sure to check back often as we continue to update the conference webpage with information about various activities!

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