Call for Papers Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies

Date: March, 22th-24th, 2018
Date for applications: August, 31st, 2017
Venue: University of Coimbra, Portugal
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Call for Papers: Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies (IAS/EIA)
REINVENTING THE SOCIAL: MOVEMENTS AND NARRATIVES OF RESISTANCE, DISSENSION, AND RECONCILIATION IN THE AMERICAS

This cross-disciplinary forum of academic exchange invites contributions from all academic disciplines concerned with social formations, social movements, communities, social and cultural expressions, literature, art and performance in the Americas.

Please send proposals for individual papers (only one proposal per person) or for panels (with a chairperson and 3 or 4 presentations) to conference@interamericanstudies.net by August 31, 2017. Presentations can be given in English, Spanish or Portuguese, and should usually be about 15 minutes long.
The participation of doctoral candidates is strongly encouraged.
Please include your name, affiliation, the title of your presentation and/or panel, an abstract (300-400 words), up to 5 keywords, and email address(es). You will be notified by the end of October whether your proposal has been accepted.

Host institution: University of Coimbra, Portugal (Faculty of Letters/FLUC and Center for Social Studies/CES)

Organizing Committee: Isabel Caldeira (FLUC/CES); Maria José Canelo (FLUC/CES); Silvia Rodrigues Maeso (CES); Elsa Lechner (CES); Susana Araújo (CEC, FLUL); Gonçalo Cholant (FLUC/CES); Inês Costa (FLUC/CES); Rita Santos (FLUC/CES); Begoña Dorronsoro (CES).

Program Committee: Isabel Caldeira (chair, University of Coimbra, Portugal), Olaf Kaltmeier (Bielefeld University, Germany); María Herrera-Sobek (UC Santa Barbara, USA); Alexia Schemien (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Ulla Kriebernegg (University of Graz, Austria).