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April 26, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Category: Conference
Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center | Map
495 Gilmour Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

*********UPDATE: The lunch portion of this event is at capacity. You can register for the conference on site, but we unfortunately can not guarantee a lunch ticket.*********


The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies

Invites you to attend

The 5th Annual La Academia del Pueblo:

Latino/a and Latin American Studies Research Conference

Theme: “El Movimiento 2.0: Youth, Identity, Empowerment”

Wayne State University

McGregor Memorial Conference Center

Saturday, April 26, 2014

This conference will bring together scholars, activists, corporate sponsors, and community members to engage in conversations around the activism and involvement of young people in the historical trajectory of social, political, and educational movements within a U.S. and Latin American region.

Free conference, registration and meals included.

Saturday, April 26th - Conference Schedule:

Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center (495 Ferry Mall, Detroit, MI)

8:30am – 4:00pm                    Registration (Morning Breakfast)

9:00am – 10:00am                  Welcome & Morning Plenary

10:00am – 11:00am                Panel Sessions: Track I

11:00am – 12:00pm                Panel Sessions: Track II

12:00pm – 1:30pm                  Lunch & Afternoon Keynote

1:30pm – 2:30pm                    Book Signing & Undergraduate Poster Session I (LAS 3710)

2:30pm – 3:30pm                    Panel Sessions: Track III

3:30pm – 4:30pm                    Undergraduate Poster Session II (LAS 1420)

4:30pm – 5:30pm                    Featured Authors: Lolita Hernandez & Clayton Eshleman

5:30pm – 6:30pm                    El Movimiento 2.0 Open Mic Session


Presented by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies with the support of the WSU Graduate School, the Leven Foundation, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, AARP and El Salón de Nuestra Cultura.



For more information about this event, please contact Tamara Serrano Chandler at 313-577-4378 or tamaraserrano@wayne.edu.