Annual Conference


UF Center for Latin American Studies' 68th Annual Conference
Jews and the Americas

University of Florida
February 24 - 26, 2019

The conference was jointly sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish Studies and the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida.

Funding was also provided by the U.S. Department of Education and the Bacardi Family Endowment.

Conference Program
Conference Poster

Call for Papers

This multidisciplinary conference aims to explore various facets of the Jewish experience in the Americas from the 16th century until today. The Call for Papers for the Jews and the Americas conference is closed. Stay tuned for more information on the Center's 2020 conference.

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Conference Logistics

The Center for Latin American Studies' 68th 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 67 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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