NCCLA Conferences

2018 NCCLA Conference

The Role of Latin American Studies
in Breaking Barriers and Bridging Divides

October 11-13, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Welcome Letter
Registration Form
Program (last update: 10/9/18)
Teaching & Learning WorkshopProgram
Lodging and Parking Information
Travel Logistics

UWEC Campus Map (construction is ongoing; a newer version will be sent later via email if it is updated)

Please notify host institution conference organizer Manuel Fernández at if you need to park on campus on any day between October 11 to October 13.  Because of UWEC construction, our local hosts encourage us to consider alternatives to campus parking.  The Lodging and Parking Information document has hotel parking information and the Travel Logistics document has local taxi information. You can also contact the visitor parking center at least 48 hours in advance of the conference at 715-836-2544. Due to ongoing on campus construction, an email update may be sent closer to the conference date.

List of Restaurants in Eau Claire: The local publication Volume One lists most restaurants in Eau Claire; there are numerous downtown restaurants within walking distance of both The Lismore and Lakely hotels, both of which have restaurants in them as well.


Past conferences

2018, Eau Claire, WI
The Role of Latin American Studies in Breaking Barriers and Bridging Divides

2017, Madison, WI
NCCLA:  50 Years of Researching, Discovering and Celebrating Latin America

2016, UW-La Crosse
Ties That Bind:  Latin American Studies in a Global World

2015, Carroll University (Waukesha, WI)
Immigration, Emigration, Exile, and Return

2014, St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota)
Latin America in a Global Context: Then and Now

2013, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Negotiating Culture and Power in Latin America

2012, Hope College (Holland, MI)
Great Themes in Latin America

2011, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Old and New: Change and Continuity in Latin America

2010, Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)
The Past in the Present: Revolutions Then and Now

2009, Simpson College (Indianola, IA)
Borders, Interconnections and Latin America: Past and Present

2008, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Whitewater, WI)
Latin America’s Cultural Diversity: Art, Politics and History

2007, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI)
Latin America: Change, Identity and Movement

2006, Minnesota State University (Mankato, MN)
1966-2006: Four Decades of Art, Culture, and Society in Latin America

2005, Marian College (Fond du Lac, WI)
Latin America and the World: Interconnections, Impact, and Independence

2004, Luther College (Decorah, IA)
Latin America: Visions of Social Justice in a Global World

2003, University of Nebraska at Omaha (NE)
Latin America: Globalization and Transnational Communities

2002, UW-Platteville (WI)
Latin America in the Americas: Unity and Diversity, Assimilation and Autonomy

2001, Simpson College (Indianola, IA)
Neighborly Adversaries: The Flow of Influence between Latin America and the United States

2000, UW-Milwaukee (WI)
Reconciling the Past, Envisioning the Future: Latin America in the 21st Century