So ends another fantastic conference in Santa Fe! Thank you to all the conference organizers, participants, award winners, and our keynote speaker, Dr. Ada Ferrer. Be sure to check in on this site and our official Facebook page over the coming weeks for photo galleries as well as video and audio broadcasts from the conference. See you next year in Utah!
Your 2017 RMCLAS leadership will be:
President, Jeffrey Shumway, Brigham Young University
Modern History Chairs: Michelle McArdle Stephens and Kirstin Erickson
Colonial History Chairs: Mark Lentz and Jay Harrison
Your social media team has built a mobile app/website on Guidebook, now available for use via the link here. Use the app or your browser to schedule your panel attendance, find local venues, and browse the#RMCLAS2016 social media feed. Downloads are limited to the first 200 participants, so get yours early!
Final Program Now Available
Here is the final program for this year’s RMCLAS. We look forward to seeing you in Santa Fe in two and a half weeks!
President, RMCLAS 2016
We are a month away from Santa Fe. We hope to have the finalized program out to everyone soon. In the meantime I want to remind everyone to submit nominations for our various prizes. The specific details can be found under the annual prizes tab. If you are a graduate student please submit your papers for the Adrian Bantjes Award. If you have recently published a book (2015) on colonial history submit for the Banelier/Lavrin Award. A book on modern history (2015)? Submit for the McGann Prize. An article or book on Women’s History or by a female author published in 2015? Consider the The Ligia Parra Jahn Award. Know of someone who has done outstanding work for the field of Latin American Studies in general or RMCLAS specifically, pass their information to the Crevenna/Sadler Service Award. Know someone who goes above and beyond in the Teaching Latin American Studies (or promotes excellence in teaching) submit their information to the Edwin Lieuwen Award. The deadline for all of these is March 10th!
See you all in Santa Fe!
Proposal Submission Deadline Extended
RMCLASistas! The deadline for conference proposals has been extended to January 15th, 2016. Please be sure to submit your membership form by March 1, 2016 to receive the discounted conference rate. See you in Santa Fe!
RMCLAS 2016 Keynote Speaker Announced
The 63rd Annual Conference for the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) is proud to announce award-winning scholar Ada Ferrer as our keynote speaker for this year’s conference. Dr. Ferrer has published numerous texts and articles on Cuba, Haiti, and the Caribbean, including Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-98 (University of North Carolina Press, 1999). We greatly look forward to her talk at the conference and hope to see you in Santa Fe!
Welcome to the new RMCLAS.org site for the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies. Please find information on the 2016 Conference in Santa Fe, NM under the “Conference Information” tab. Thank you and we hope to see you in March. If you have a moment, please take a look at some remarks on the conference from last year’s president, William H. Beezley.