Annual Conference

UF Center for Latin American Studies 69th Annual Conference
Being on Earth: Territorios, Soundscapes, Biocultural Diversity, and Relationships

University of Florida
March 20 - 22, 2020
In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

The UF Center for Latin American Studies is happy to announce our 69th Annual Conference designed to cultivate conversations across boundaries—disciplinary and otherwise—about what it means to be on Earth in an era of radical social-ecological change. Participants are invited to share research and experiences applying ecology, linguistics, ethnography, ethnomusicology, governance, law, geography and other approaches to dimensions of being on earth: territorios, soundscapes, biocultural diversity, and relationships.

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$10.00 Student Registration
$20.00 UF Faculty/Staff Registration
$20.00 Santa Fe Faculty/Staff Registration
$40.00 Florida Resident Registration
$100.00 Other Registration

Please note registration fees will double on February 20, 2020.

UF Core Organizing Team:

Simone Athayde
Joel Correia
Silvio dos Santos
Susan Paulson
Welson Tremura
Lenny Ureña Valerio


Call for Contributions

The Center for Latin American Studies' 69th Annual Conference will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. The conference will take place March 20-22, 2020, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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Conference Logistics

The Center for Latin American Studies 69th Annual Conference will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. If you are traveling to Gainesville for the conference, we encourage you to review the hotel and parking information to ensure a smooth travel experience.

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Past Conferences

For the past 68 years, the Center for Latin American Studies has hosted annual conferences ranging in topic from business, Cuba, rural social movements, buen vivir, Indigenous peoples, and more. 

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