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Latino Communities Conference

Call For Proposals

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Latino Communities Conference

Latin American & Latino/a Studies Announces the Tenth Annual Latino/a Communities Conference Call For Proposals

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Proposals Due: April 15, 2018

Complete the Application for Conference Proposals: click here for word format, pdf format.
Email your completed form to:, or

We encourage students, faculty, professionals, practitioners, and the community to submit proposals.

Presentations may be in the form of papers, posters, workshops, or panels related to one or more of the following “tracks”:

1) Immigration and Social Justice            4) Humanities and Social Sciences
2) Education                                                5) Social Services
3) Visual and Performing Arts                  6) Professional Development

A wide range of topics may be considered for these tracks that include current issues, research, performance, community programs and services, and co-curricular opportunities, such as:
immigrants, undocumented migration, DACA, community activism, language and cultural diversity in the classroom, student achievement, the arts, language, literature, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, geography, race and ethnic studies, border studies, cultural studies, women’s and gender studies, environment and sustainability, health, social work, law, criminal justice, and personal, career, and community development.

Please submit your proposal online by April 15, 2018. Notifications mid-June.

  • Classes welcome!  WCU faculty/local teachers – please contact the organizers to submit proposals for speakers/workshops for your WCU class (and for us to plan room space accordingly), and/or to bring classes from your schools.
  • Early on-line registration for all presenters and participants will be available by May.

For questions please email or the Conference Coordinators: