Historias 1 – Jürgen Buchenau and Gregory Crider

In the inaugural edition of Historias – the SECOLAS podcast, Steven Hyland sits down with Jürgen Buchenau and Gregory Crider, co-editors of the Annals edition of The Latin Americanist, to discuss their experiences with Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies and the organization’s importance for graduate students and professionals.   PS – We are working our way through some technical difficulties, and as such this is a re-post. We appreciate your patience.

Call for Bids – Sponsorship of The Latin Americanist

The Executive Committee of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) has issued a call for bids to sponsor its peer-reviewed journal The Latin Americanist (TLA). Bids should be presented in writing, with the signature of an administrative officer authorized to approve the disbursement of institutional funds. The bid to host The Latin Americanist should include a subvention equal to at least $10,000 per year ($50,000 total) to defray the costs of editing TLA. Read more…

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 Read more…

SECOLAS 2018 – abstract deadline extended to November 15!

Based on several requests, SECOLAS has extended its deadline to submit your abstract for an individual paper or panel for SECOLAS 2018, hosted by the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University from March 8-11, 2018. You may submit your individual or panel proposal by clicking this link. For further information, see the conference page, or follow us on twitter or on Facebook. ¡Vamos a Nashville!

¡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 Read more…

¡Ya empezamos! SECOLAS 2017 kicks off today!

Be sure to check out the workshop on digital tools at 2pm in Room 3009, GEC and a round table discussion on the challenges and opportunities of global studies to Latin American studies at 3pm in Room 4003, GEC. Many thanks to the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American & Caribbean Studies Outreach Program for hosting and especially to UNC Institute for the Study of the Americas for letting us use their space as a base Read more…

SECOLAS 2017 – Submit your abstract!

Come join SECOLAS for our annual meeting in March 2017! Submit your abstract today! Options for submitting a panel or individual paper abstract proposal Use the PDF form that allows to fill in the data and save it. Email it to secolas2017@gmail.com. Be advised that this form has given some people fits. Or, submit a MS Word Document (.doc; .docx) that contains the following information: Individual Paper Proposal Discipline (History/Social Sciences or Literature/Humanities) Time Period Read more…

SECOLAS 2017 – CFP – Chapel Hill, NC – March 23-26, 2017

Call for Papers 64th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) Chapel Hill, North Carolina March 23-26, 2017 Proposal Submission Deadline: November 1, 2016 Conference Theme:
“Between Revolution and Rapprochement in the Americas” The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University is pleased to host the 64th Annual Meeting of SECOLAS at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Read more…