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2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization
Message 1: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization
From: Tyler Anderson <tandersomesastate.edu>
Subject: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization
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Full Title: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization
Date: 22-Oct-2010 - 23-Oct-2010
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
Contact Person: Tyler Anderson
Meeting Email: tandersomesastate.edu
Web Site: http://www.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc/papers.html
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Call Deadline: 19-Aug-2010
On October 22-23, 2010 Mesa State College will host a multi-disciplinary
conference on the theme of globalization that seeks to explore the
impacts-positive and negative, past and future, real and imagined-in the
Four Corners region, the United States and the world from a variety of
perspectives and academic disciplines.
Scholars and practitioners in industry, the humanities, social sciences,
human services, and criminal justice are encouraged to submit proposals.
Topics can discuss how globalization impacts business, social services,
national security, criminal justice, identity, art, literature, language or culture.
Call for Papers
Dr. Tony Payan is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the
University of Texas at El Paso and the Center for Inter-American and Border
Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats: Explaining Agency Behavior in the Drug War
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006)
The Three U.S.-Mexico Border Wars: Drugs, Immigration and Homeland
Security (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006)
Abstract deadline: 30-July-2010.
Papers, presentations or panels that explore the interaction between
industry, scholarship and action on globalization issues are welcome. This
conference is intended to provide a forum for the interaction and exploration
of the issues related to globalization from various perspectives and
experiences. Service providers, industry leaders and scholars in the
humanities, social sciences, business and criminal justice are encouraged to
submit proposals. The goals of the conference are:
-to offer a venue for the convergence of theory and practice as related to
-to explore multiple approaches to issues surrounding globalization,
-to provide opportunities for multi-disciplinary exchange
-and to promote understanding, encourage thought and further scholarship
related to issues of globalization.
Conference organizers also invite proposals for complete panels or round
tables related to globalization.
Abstracts can be written in English or Spanish, must be at most one page
long on a letter-size sheet (8'''1/2 by 11''') with one-inch margins and typed
in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and
references. Abstracts must be anonymous. Submissions are limited to 1
individual and one joint abstract per author or two joint abstracts per author.
Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF, Word or RTF file and sent as an
attachment to the following e-mail address: fourcornersconfgmail.com
Please use 'Four Corners Globalization' in the Subject header and include
the information in (1) - (6) in the body of the message.
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)
For further information, please contact the conference organizers:
-Dr. Tom Acker: tackermesastate.edu
-Dr. Mayela Vallejos Ramirez: mvallejomesastate.edu
-Dr. Timothy Casey: Tcaseymesastate.edu
-Dr. Johnny Snyder: josnydermesastate.edu
-Dr. Les Miller: lmillermesastate.edu
-Dr. Ward Huffman: whuffmanmesastate.edu
-Mesa State College
-Department of Languages, Literature and Mass Communication, Mesa
-Hispanic Affairs Project
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