Call for Papers (Deadline Extended)—Immigration, Emigration, Exile, and Return: an Interdisciplinary Conference

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The 2015 North Central Council of Latin Americanists (NCCLA) Conference has as a central theme “Immigration, Emigration, Exile, and Return.” This interdisciplinary conference will be held at Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin on September 24-26, 2015. The deadline for proposals has been extended to July 15.

Description: The keynote speaker will be Luther C. Castillo Harry, MD, MPH, who is featured in two documentaries that will be screened during the conference: Salud and Revolutionary Medicine: A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital . Dr. Castillo was educated at the Latin American School of medicine in La Havana, Cuba and has been a renowned scholar in a number of institutions across the globe. He is a passionate speaker on the topic of healthcare as a human right, and his keynote address will provide an interdisciplinary perspective on healthcare, immigration, emigration, exile, and return in Latin America. He opened the first Garífuna clinic…

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