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Last call for submissions for inclusion in "Stockton: Dialogues on the Delta" book project

May 20, 2016

The Latin American Studies program invites essays from University of the Pacific faculty that direct their focus on the City of Stockton from their own discipline perspective for a book edition to be published in 2017. The project title is Stockton: Dialogues on the Delta, Interdisciplinary Essays on the City of Stockton.

Captain Charles Maria Weber founded the City of Stockton in 1849 after he acquired "Rancho de los Franceses." The city now has more that 300,000 people and is the 13th largest city in California. After the 2008 financial crisis the city became the second largest city in the U.S. to declare bankruptcy. University of the Pacific has been in this city since 1923. We are looking for original research essays that are to be read by a wider audience to shed light on historical, economical, political, scientific and educational issues or any other aspect related the City of Stockton. The essays can be by an individual professor, or could also be the result of research done in a class.

The Latin American Studies program will provide $250 for the production of the essay that can be used for research materials. Please submit the title of your project and a 250-word abstract.  

Deadline for the abstract: May 30, 2016. Deadline to complete the project: March 30, 2017.  

Please send your proposal and questions to: Martín Camps PhD, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literature and Director of Latin American Studies, at or 209.244.5991.   

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