“Human Rights in the Americas,” IV Biennial Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies

Event Date: 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Thursday, October 6, 2016

Event Location: 

  • Corwin Pavilion
  • UCSB

This cross-disciplinary forum of academic exchange welcomes contributions from all academic disciplines concerned with human rights in the Americas.

The IV Biennial Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies, titled “Human Rights in the Americas,” is a transdisciplinary conference seeking to better articulate the complex social processes by which societies in the Americas oppress and occlude difference.  It equally proposes to update our understanding of resistance strategies and the struggles for human rights of Indigenous peoples, peoples of African and Asian ancestries, and other ‘peoples of color,’ disabled people, whites (e.g., white women sex trade), women, children, LGBTQ, immigrants, Christian and non-Christian communities throughout the American continent taking into consideration issues of race, class, gender and sexuality.

For more information, including the conference program:  http://www.interamericanstudies.net/?page_id=5851