Nashville 2018

65th Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, March 8-11, 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.

SECOLAS 2018 Program Chairs

History and Social Sciences
Lily Balloffet
History Department
Western Carolina University

Literature and Humanities
Amy Borja
Modern Languages Department
University of Dallas

Local Arrangements
Jürgen Buchenau, Department of History, UNC Charlotte,
Gregory Crider, Department of History, Winthrop University,

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