Announcing our 2018 Biannual Conference

Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest in Puerto Rican Communities

Hosted by the Latino Studies Research Initiative at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Hold the date: October 26, 27, 28—2018; Arrival and Pre-conference event Thursday, October 25

A formal Call for Papers with deadlines will be issued soon. Submission deadline: Monday February 12, 2018

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Hotels: Heldrich Hotel & Rutgers University Inn (with priority to graduate students and Puerto Rico residents)

Local Arrangements Committee: Aldo Lauria Santiago, Lilia Fernandez (School of Arts and Sciences) and Juan Gonzalez (School of Communication and Information)

Local hosts: Rutgers Latino Studies Research Initiative and the Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Latino Studies

Local co-sponsors:  Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Office of Diversity and Inclusion-New Brunswick Chancellor, Rutgers Advanced Institute for Critical Caribbean Studies


Conference committee and local arrangements: Aldo Lauria Santiago,

PRSA secretariat at El Instituto, University of Connecticut: Charles Santiago

PRSA President:  William Velez