CALACS 2015—Deadline Extended
April 8, 2015 Leave a comment
Not a bad place for a conference!
The 34th CALACS Congress, organized by the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS), the School of Social Sciences at the University of Costa Rica, and the Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO), will take place at will take place at the University of Costa Rica,San Jose, Costa Rica, from July 8 to 10, 2015. The theme this year is Critical Pan-Americanisms: Solidarity, Resistance, Territories. The submissions deadline has been extended to April 30, 2015.
Description: Pan-Americanism has a long and complicated history. As concepts, ideas, discourses, possibilities, and dreams, Pan-America and Pan-Americanism appear and vanish, are defined and re-defined, and are accepted and rejected by different actors in different historical moments. South of the Río Grande, Pan-America and Pan-Americanism formed part of Símon Bolívar’s thought. Later, between 1880 and 1890, the terms Pan-America and Pan-Americanism appeared in the United States, extending the territory northwards. Henceforth, Pan-Americanism became part of…
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