Asia and the Americas

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association

Section for Asia and the Americas writing competition!

Oct 28, 2011

The Section for Asia and the Americas invites you to participate in our Section competition for best article, book chapter, or book on the topic of "21st Century Asia-America Engagement." The Section's EC will define a Selection Committee of four members to judge submissions and present a check for $500 to the winner at our Section Business Meeting (6pm, 25th May) during the LASA 2012 Congress. The work can be in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, and does not need to have been published. The submission deadline is 1st March 2012.

If you are not yet a member of the "Asia and the Americas" Section, and wish to become one, to do so is simple. You must first be member of LASA. You can sign up at the LASA Membership website. If you are already a LASA member then you can simply click "current members" and subscribe to the Section. Either way, to join the Section simply click the "Asia and the Americas" box in the "Section dues" part of the online form.

Please send your competing text to and omitting your name from the content. We will then forward your work to the committee. We look forward to reading you!