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The Fifteenth Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference

September 29th, 2011 - October 1st, 2011

Location
Tulane University Law School
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
New Orleans, Louisiana

The 2011 Conference theme, “Crossroads: Changing Faces in New Beginnings,” recognizes the moment where a new culture full of color and life enters a community in the time of growth and recovery. This theme highlights the many contributions being made by Latinas/os in the rebuilding efforts taking place in New Orleans, which is itself a reflection of an increasingly diverse nation undergoing its own transformations. With this in mind, the topics presented at the Conference will prominently focus on immigration reform, education reform, workers’ rights, and Latinas/os in the judiciary, among others. The Conference will be an opportunity to unite various sectors of the legal profession to understand and tackle these urgent issues.

The weekend will feature:

  • Topical discussions and workshops addressing legal issues affecting the Latino community
  • Panel discussions offering strategies to succeed both during and after law school
  • Networking events and opportunities to enjoy the city’s cultural sights and vibrant nightlife
  • A community service event giving attendees a chance to make a positive contribution to the lives of Latina/o students in New Orleans

For more information about the 15th Annual Latina/o Law Student Conference, please contact: Ana Maria Rivera, Conference Co-Chair: arivera2@tulane.edu Daniel A. Perez, Conference Co-Chair: daperez@loyno.edu

For more information about NLLSA, please visit NLLSA’s website and Facebook page or contact:
Barbara R. Barreno, Chair: chair@nllsa.org
Jasmine Hernandez, Vice Chair: vicechair@nllsa.org

Visit the official Fifteenth Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference for more information.

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Latin American Graduate Oraganization (LAGO) 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year, the conference topic is meant to challenge academics and activists to move beyond critiques and recommendations of how to address modern days issues, and instead articulate a vision of and for the future.

The LAGO Conference welcomes all disciplines and all approaches, as long as the project attempts to grapple with the idea of building something better. This is a Latin American Studies Conference, but creative writers, journalists, artists, performers, organizers, lawyers and healthcare providers as well as graduate students and other academics are welcome. Proposals are accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and English.

Deadlines: Abstracts of papers and projects are due November 25, 2017. Abstracts of papers or project descriptions must not exceed 300 words.

Please contact lago.tulane@gmail.com with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.