February 1-3: Student Conference on Latin America

Thompson Conference Center, Red River and E. Dean Keaton
Map: http://www.utexas.edu/maps/main/areas/lbj.html
Nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students from Texas and the U.S., as well as Canada, Bolivia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Europe will present their research. Student research varies in academic discipline and subject, but includes remittances and the economics of immigration, national identity, social movements, and indigenous rights. Discussion moderated by UT faculty and doctoral candidates follows each student presentation.
The entire conference is free and open to the public.
Conference schedule: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/conferences/ilassa_07/index/
For more information, please contact Catherine Pees Scott at (512) 659-8426 or at cpscott@mail.utexas.edu.

Hosted by ILASSA, an organization of graduate students in UT’s Latin American Studies program, and sponsored by LLILAS, the College of Liberal Arts, UT RTF Department, UT Mexican Center, UT Law Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, Brazil Center, UT History Department, UT Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, The UT Center for African African-American Studies, BRAFCCO, the Graduate Student Assembly and the Events Co-Sponsorship Committee.

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