University of Washington

Calls for Papers and Conferences

ESTC14 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference

Conference Dates: April 27-30, 2014

The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), is a unique annual conference focused on the advancement of sustainability goals for the tourism industry.

In 2014, the ESTC will be held in Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil from April 27-30, and will bring together 600 professionals from around the world, with a strong focus on highlighting and promoting ecotourism's role in sustainable development.


ESTC Highlights

›› Innovative Sessions on Sustainability as a Market Driver

›› Network with Key Industry Players in Travel & Tourism

›› Latest Sustainability Tools, Solutions & Best Practice Ideas

›› Industry-Focused Round Tables, Workshops & Exhibits

›› Social Events Highlighting Local & Global Opportunities

›› Inspiring Keynote Speakers, Eye-Opening Stories

For more information, click here.

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LASA International Congress for 2014

Conference Dates: May 21-24, 2014

Latin American Studies Association | Palmer House Hilton Hotel
Chicago, IL

The Latin American Studies Association would like to invite you to the upcoming LASA International Congress for 2014, which will take place in Chicago at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel from May 21st to May 24th, 2014.


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Eastern Regional Conference of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies
Abstract Deadline: Saturday May 31, 2014

Conference Dates: July 31 - August 3, 2014

University of Washington participants will receive 10% reduction in the registration fee. For more information on this price reduction, email:

July 31 - August 3, 2014
Embassy Suites Hotel
Tampa, Florida

Call for Papers: Abstracts not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted that relate to any aspect of the Hispanic and Latino experience. Subjects may include, but are limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, heal care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects. Please indicate the time required for presentation of your paper (25 minutes OR 45 minutes).

Abstracts with title of paper, presenter's name, home and institutional/organization postal mailing address and email should be postmarked by Friday: April 18, 2014.

Send abstracts to:

Dr. Lemuel Berry, Jr.

Executive Director, NAAAS & Affiliates
PO BOX 6670
Scarborough, ME 04070-6670
Tel: 207-839-8004
Fax: 207-839-3776

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Box 353650, 419 Thomson Hall
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 616-0998
Advising: (206) 543-6001

Dr. Josť Antonio Lucero

Dr. Linda Iltis
Academic Advisor
(206) 543-6001

Joni Marts
Academic Advisor
(206) 543-6001

Deb Raftus
LACS Librarian

Monica Rojas-Stewart
Assistant Director
(206) 616-0998