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The Latino Studies Association (LSA) is a national learned society whose primary mission is to organize a bi-annual conference for scholars, organizers, culture workers, artists, and social entrepreneurs with expertise on the history, cultures, political and social experiences of Latina/os in the United States. The LSA conference will largely consist of panels, workshops and round-tables presenting research and scholarship in Latina/o Studies, as well as cultural and social events.  The LSA conference will be open to dues paying members of the LSA who register to attend.
Two small children in a formal room with an assortment of traditional Mexican decorations.
Emilia and José Tellez, children of Mexican ambassador Don Manuel Tellez, in the Mexican Room at the Mexican Embassy, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
The LSA publications include an organizational website, along with a presence on other social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. to publicize the bi-annual conference and to disseminate research, scholarship and information about Latino Studies and Latina/os in the United States.  The LSA is also a professional association for Latino/a Studies scholars to support their higher education and entry into the academy, their professional development and their public and community engagement.

Click to Learn More About the Officers in Latina/o Studies Association’s Executive Council.

Click to Learn More About the Latina/o Studies Mission Statement.

Click to Read the Latina/o Studies Association’s Bylaws.

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