About CALACS

The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) was founded in 1969 with the following purposes in mind:

  • To facilitate networking and information exchange among persons, in Canada and abroad, engaged in teaching and research on Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • To foster especially within Canadian universities, colleges, and other centres of higher education, the expansion of information on and interest in Latin America and the Caribbean; and
  • To represent the academic and professional interests of Canadian Latin Americanists.

Please accept a warm invitation to join us.

CALACS Announcements

Call for Candidates: Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CJLACS)

The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) is seeking candidates who wish to be considered as the next Editor-in-Chief for its interdisciplinary flagship journal, the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Founded in 1976, the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CJLACS) publishes distinguished research and debates on Latin America and the Caribbean. It makes an important contribution to furthering knowledge about these regions in Canada and around the world. It publishes peer-reviewed articles based on original research, in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. It is indexed in: America: History and Life; Ausgewahlte Neuere Literatur; Dokamentationsdient Lateinamerika; Geographical Abstracts; The Handbook of Latin American Studies; The Hispanic American Periodicals Index; Historical Abstracts; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences; PAIS Bulletin; Sociological Abstracts; and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

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