CALL FOR PAPERS & PANELS
Friday – Saturday, February 21-22, 2014
The International Studies and African and Diaspora Studies Programs, and the Department of Foreign Languages at Wittenberg University are pleased to host the 13th Ohio Latin Americanist Conference for the year 2014. We invite all Latin Americanist and Latina/o Studies scholars, educators, and students from institutions of higher education in Ohio and surrounding areas to participate in this annual meeting on the status of Latin American and Latina/o Studies.
This year we are pleased to announce our Keynote speaker: Esteban Morales Domínguez. Professor Emeritus of Economics, Universidad de la Habana. Professor Morales is a well-known and frequent participant on current discussions on race relations and related topics in Cuba.
Film screenings: Alas con puntas. Roberto Chile (Cuba). Diario de piratas. Álvaro Olmos (Bolivia), presented by the director.
We are soliciting papers and panels which explore topics of displacement, identity cultural boundaries, afro-descendants, dismantling racism, poverty and sexual violence, emigration across the Americas, social movements, sustainability, culture and the environment, new initiatives in the Americas and representations of Latinas/os in film.
Research areas may include (but are not limited to) literatures & linguistics, history, education, geography, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, art, area studies such as cultural, international, women’s, gender, ethnic, and sexuality studies and film and cinema studies. We especially invite proposals related to the natural sciences, environmental sciences, bioethics, and other fields underrepresented in past OLAC meetings.
Please send a 300 word abstract for individual papers or panels (with all participants’ names) to firstname.lastname@example.org, by January 25, 2014.
For more Information contact the Co-Organizers of OLAC 2014:
Dr. Sheree Henlon, Dr. Christine McIntyre and Dr. Carmiele Wilkerson
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio 45501 Phone: (937) 327 6352 - (937) 327 6355 - (937) 327-6127
Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Dr. Sheree Henlon
Dr. Christine McIntyre
Phone: (937) 327-6355
Dr. Sheree Henlon
Phone: (937) 327-6127
Regional and Local Maps:
Springfield is located 25 miles northeast of Dayton and 40 miles west of Columbus on Interstate Highway 70.