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Virtual: North Carolina Conference on Latin American Studies (NCCLAS)

February 19, 2021 - February 20, 2021

Join the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American & Caribbean Studies and the Latin American Studies Program at UNC-Charlotte for the North Carolina Conference on Latin American Studies (NCCLAS).

The third annual NCCLAS will be dedicated to “Engaging Latin American Realities”. NCCLAS 2021 seeks to bring together scholars, specialists and graduate students in North Carolina engaged in the diverse and multiple disciplinary domains dedicated to Latin American and Latino/a studies, past and present.

Friday, February 19

Plenary Round Table | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Latin America in Translation Series, featuring Cazar al Cazador: Detectives Tras Criminales de Lesa Humanidad by Pascale Bonnefoy

Key Note Address | 5 p.m.
Feminist Struggles in Latin America: Temporalities of Revolt

Saturday, February 20

Panel 1 | 9 – 10 a.m.
Memoria, Nación y Violencia en la Poesía Peruana Contemporánea

Teacher Workshop  | 9 – 10 a.m.
Femmes of Freedom: Women & the Haitian Revolution

Roundtable 1 | 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Writing to Think: Implementing Anti-Racist Approaches to Teach Latin America in Times of Crisis

Panel 2 | 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Marginal Voices in Mexican Media, 1990s – Present

Panel 3 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Violence and Suffering in Latin American Literary Production

Panel 4 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Immigrant and Refugees Globally and in the United States

Panel 5 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Instabilities and Collective Responses: Labor and Housing Rights During the Pandemic

Panel 6 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Historical Communities of Modernism

Roundtable 2 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Community, Pedagogy, Interdisciplinarity: Lessons from a Working Group on Gender and Sexuality Studies in Latin America and the Caribbean Before and After COVID-19

Roundtable 3 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
The Final Act: Latin American Migrants and ICE Deportation Machinery

Panel 7 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Heritage Languages and Sociolinguistics Among Learners of Spanish at the University at North Carolina at Greensboro

Panel 8 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Engagement in Latino, Multimedia Texts by Loss Pequeño Glazier, Jaime Cortez and Garvin Sierra

Panel 9 | 4 – 5 p.m.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Conducting Fieldwork During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections from South America

Panel 10 | 4 – 5 p.m.
Political Dynamics in Latin America


Register for the conference by February 12, 2021, and visit the NCCLAS website for more information, including full program details.

Send inquiries to: Louis A. Pérez, Jr. ( or Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz (

NCCLAS is made possible through funds from the US Department of Education, the Mellon Foundation, the William Wilson Brown Endowment, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Latin American Studies Program.


February 19, 2021
February 20, 2021
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