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With over 9,500 members, 45 percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.

LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas; to promote the interests of its diverse membership; and to encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

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  • May 1, 2015
    All participants: Deadline to submit the electronic paper for conference proceedings and memoirs
  • May 1, 2015
    Date on which the final Congress Program will be published on the website.


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