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Shannon Speed, Director

Upcoming Conferences

Below are a list of upcoming conferences that students and faculty may participate in.

Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America • Stanford University • Stanford, California • May 8, 2012

The Stanford Conference "Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America," invites scholars from all disciplines to examine the common trends, actors, challenges, and changes among indigenous populations in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Submissions from the liberal arts, social sciences, professional fiends, and sciences to address interdisciplinary issues including economic development and globalization, bio-piracy, cultural rights, poverty and discrimination, and injustice are all encouraged.  This conference seeks to explore how agents of change utilize various methodologies to analyze these interdisciplinary issues and to propose potential solutions to counter discriminatory practices.

Guidelines and Dates: Abstracts of up to 250 words should be sent in Microsoft Word format.  Please include your name, phone number, title and institutional affiliation in your email.  

Abstracts may be sent to Kristina Stevens at lasconference2012@gmail.com by Friday, March 9, 20212.

Final copies of completed papers may be sent to lasconference2012@gmail.com by Friday, April 6, 2012.

Papers should be approximately 3000-5000 words.  There are no specific guidelines in regards to the format of your submission.  However, please kep in mind that presentations should be no longer than 15 minutes in length.

2012 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums • Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums • Tulsa, Oklahoma • June 4-7, 2012

The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums is hosting a weekend-conference with more than 60 concurrent sessions scheduled.  Each 75-minute session falls within dedicated tracks focusing on archies, libraries, and museums.  To register, please click here.

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