Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 to 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
This seminar provides a forum for works in progress that explore topics in Borderlands and Latino/a studies. Papers examine the interplay of Latino people, communities, and culture in the United States; transnational and comparative “borderlands” studies; civil rights and social movements; and other related topics.
The seminar’s co-sponsors are Indiana University’s Latino Studies Program, Northwestern University’s Program in Latina and Latino Studies, The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University, and the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago. Geraldo Cadava, Northwestern University; Xóchitl Bada, University of Illinois at Chicago; and John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University, are the coordinators for the 2016-17 seminar. To attend, please read our Registration Information.
The Borderlands and Latino/a Studies 2017-2018 Call for Proposals is now OPEN. Proposals for 2017-2018 will be accepted until June 1, 2017. Click here for a pdf flyer of the Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Proposal brief. To submit a proposal, please visit our webform and upload a one-page proposal, a statement explaining the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief CV. Applications will not be accepted via email or in hard copy.
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