35th Annual Conference

Contextualizing Social Justice within Study Abroad in Latin America

 

Cali, Colombia  —  February 21-24, 2024

The conference theme of AAPLAC 2024 is Contextualizing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) within Study Abroad in Latin America. We are especially interested in proposals that align with this theme as it relates to AAPLAC’s long-standing mission of facilitating and strengthening study abroad, intercultural exchange and global learning among Latin American, Caribbean, and US institutions.

Cali provides an ideal setting to explore our theme. Located in southwest Colombia not far from the Pacific coast, the city is home to the second-largest African-descendent population in South America. Though it is known for its celebration of diversity, it continues to wrestle with the colonial legacy of inequality and discrimination. Our host organization, CET Academic Programs, has partnered with local universities to guide study-abroad students through an exploration of race, identity, and ethnicity since 2017. We look forward to drawing upon their local knowledge and experience as we engage with these topics on a hemispheric scale.

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Future Conferences

The Executive Board of AAPLAC seeks site proposals to host the 2025 Annual Conference. The conference will preferably take place in Latin America or the Caribbean, though proposals for alternate locations may be considered. Please contact AAPLAC Vice President Hannah Palmer with any questions.