Purposes and Functions of the Association
The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) was founded in 1969 at York University in North York, Ontario. The Association was formed with the following purposes in mind:
- To facilitate networking and information exchange among persons, in Canada and abroad, engaged in teaching and research on Latin America and the Caribbean;
- To foster especially within Canadian universities, colleges, and other centres of higher education, the expansion of information on and interest in Latin America and the Caribbean; and
- To represent the academic and professional interests of Canadian Latin Americanists.
Journal: Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies