Call for Nominations: CALACS Distinguished Fellow Award 2018

The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) opens its call for nominations for its Distinguished Fellow Award for the year 2018.

This award is conferred to members and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to CALACS and whose actions have contributed to furthering its Vision and Mission ( ).

The award, which does not carry any special benefits other than the distinction itself, will be conferred in a ceremony at the 2018 CALACS congress in Montreal (May 16-18, 2018).

Information about the CALACS Congress is available at:

Ideally the recipient is planning to attend the Congress. The call for proposals deadline for the Congress itself is January 31, 2018. If you know this to be the case please indicate this in the letter of nomination. Nominations received will be kept on file for future years.

How to make a nomination for the Distinguished Fellow Award:

The following reference materials will be evaluated for considering candidates for the award:

* letter(s) of nomination

* positions held by nominees within CALACS in the past, in which capacity and for how long (for example on the Association’s Board of Directors or with the journal- CJLACS)

* special contributions made by nominees to CALACS (grants, outreach, agreements with other institutions, etc.)

Please send nominations to by February 26, 2018.

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