Coloured Hat On A Grey Day by Tobias Mayr, CC2.0The 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

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CALACS Announcements

Election of new officers

The election of new officers for the CALACS Board of Directors will take place between May 28 and June 2, 2017 by means of electronic voting.

Elections will be held to fill the following positions for the specified length of term:

(1) Three directors at large (3 years): one of the members elected may be appointed by the Board to the Executive as Vice President as per the Not for Profit Act. Candidates willing to serve in this executive position should indicate that interest in their bio.

(2) One student member to serve for a period of 3 years on the Board.