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Youth, Identities, and Transnational Flows

Brazilian hip hop and rock en tu idioma. Spanglish literature. Border Angels and Minutemen. The controversy in the U.S. around birthright citizenship. The challenges of bicultural intellectual work. Cornell and Syracuse Universities, along with Ithaca College, invite faculty and students to participate in our annual conference, to share your research, including the Spanish and non-Spanish speaking Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese America, and the Latino/a United States. Conference events will include scholarly panels, round table discussions, and working group events, as well as performance and social activities. Special attention will be paid to community outreach, and the role of scholarship in activism.

Papers may be presented in any of the languages spoken in the Americas. Presentations should be limited to 15 minutes.

For more information contact Sofia Villenas ( or Debra Castillo (

Abstracts should be submitted to:, subject line: “spring conference.” Pdfs are the preferred format for abstracts.

Conference co-sponsored by Cornell University (LASP, LSP, MIG, CFP, Africana), Syracuse University (PLACA, LLAS), and Ithaca College (LAS).

More information can be found at the Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs in Syracuse University's Maxwell School.

Tags: ["Youth", "Identities", "Transnational Flows", "Latin America", "Latin America and the Caribbean", "community outreach"]
Published Nov. 5, 2010 1:50 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 2:50 PM