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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

XXXIII Annual ILASSA Student Conference

February 7–9, 2013
The University of Texas at Austin

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The Student Conference on Latin America, organized by the Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) at The University of Texas at Austin, is an interdisciplinary forum for students involved in Latin American research topics. The conference provides students with the opportunity to present research activities, develop presentational skills, exchange ideas and information, and meet other scholars from around the world. The conference, now in its thirty-third year, is the oldest and largest student conference in the field of Latin American Studies.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact us at All conference correspondence will be conducted via e-mail.


There is no fee for submitting an abstract for consideration. If your paper is accepted, however, you must confirm your participation by November 30 through payment of the registration fee of $25. Register right here via PayPal using your credit or debit card. There will be an additional $15 fee for an optional catered dinner on the opening night of the conference.

Registration Options

Payments can also be mailed to the physical address listed below. (Special arrangements for payments can be made for international participants by contacting the conference coordinators via e-mail prior to payment deadline.)

Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association
ATTN: Conference Registration
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River Street D0800
SRH 1.310
Austin, TX 78712-0331


Upon request, participants will be provided housing with a University of Texas student as well as transportation from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Please note that transportation from the airport is available only on Thursday, February 7. Additionally, participants should be aware when booking flights that welcome and registration is on Thursday and the panels begin on Friday, February 8. Participants may stay in a hotel at their own expense. Participants must notify coordinators of their housing requests by November 30. An email with further instructions on submitting housing preferences will be emailed to accepted students.

Important dates for the 2013 ILASSA Conference

Friday, October 26, 2012 – Deadline for submission of abstracts
Monday, November 5, 2012
– Applicants notified of acceptance or non-acceptance
Friday, November 30, 2012
- Registration fees and housing preferences due
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
– Papers due and equipment fee paid
Friday, January 18, 2013
– Flight information due
February 7-9, 2013
– XXXIII Annual ILASSA Student Conference

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