4/15 NOTE: Deadline extended to April 25th!
Attached is the call for proposals and registration form for the July 30–August 2 summer institute at the University of Utah. Please note that the call for papers deadline is April 15th and early registration deadline is May 5th.
The reserved rooms are very comfortable residential housing units that were built for the 2002 olympics here in salt lake city. Meals are at the housing cafeteria also built for the olympics. As you can see both are very reasonably priced. We’ve already had many inquiries about the conference so please send us your materials by the deadline so we can accommodate your housing requests.
We’ll send and post on the malcs website more detailed information in the coming weeks. Nos vemos en Utah!–Dolores
- Call for Papers as MSWord doc (broken link earlier; fixed now)
- Early Registration & Housing info as pdf doc
Help fight Ariz. bill to ban ethnic student groups like MEChA, Black Business Students Assoc.
Last week the Arizona Appropriations Committee passed an amendment to a routine homeland security bill, SB 1108 that would prohibit students at the state’s public universities and community colleges from organizing groups based on race (ie: groups such as MEChA, the Black Business Students Association, Native Americans United, etc.)
Please take action today. This bill could reach the Arizona House floor as early as this week. According to newspaper reports, Rep. John Kavanagh, (R-Scottsdale), a supporter of the measure called these campus organizations, “‘self-defeating’ and ‘self-destructive’ for students.” Continue reading »Filed under Uncategorized | Comment (0)
The School of Nursing of The University of Texas at Austin is conducting a health research study and recruiting midlife Hispanic women among its participants. The study about midlife women’s attitudes toward physical activity is now conducted through Internet. Eligible participants for this study is midlife women aged 40 to 60 years old who do not have any mobility problems; who can read and write English; who are online; and whose self-reported ethnic identity is Hispanic, non-Hispanic (N-H) White, N-H African American, or N-H Asian. The tangible benefit of participation is a $10 Target gift certificate for each person who completes an Internet survey and a $50 Target gift certificate for each person who participates in the online forum later. Continue reading »Filed under Uncategorized | Comment (0)
The MALCS Summer Institute 2008 is fast approaching! This year’s conference, themed “Mujeres (Re)member: Creating Spaces of (Be)longing Across Latinidades and Indigenismas,” will be held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City from July 30th through August 2nd. The site committee has been working hard to prepare for your arrival. We are looking forward to providing a space that inspires you to reunite, rejuvenate, and reconnect with old and new hermanas. This year’s institute is guaranteed to be intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually powerful.
Please note that the deadline to submit your proposals is April 25th and the early registration deadline is May 5th. Continue reading »Filed under Uncategorized | Comment (0)