CLAG 2022

Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers January 3-8, 2022

!Bienvenidos¡ Bem-Vindo!

Welcome to the CLAG 2022 Conference in Tucson!

WHAT: The next conference of the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) will be held January 3-8, 2022. The format will be both in-person and remote/virtual sessions.

WHEN: January 3-8, 2022

WHERE: University of Arizona Environment & Natural Resources 2 Building in Tucson, Arizona, USA

COST: Faculty: $ TBA. Student Cost: $ TBA (must be student members of CLAG).

Students are also invited to apply for a limited number of student assistant positions to help during the conference for a waived registration fee.

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration is required for all conference participants.

Local Planning Committee:

Margaret Wilder and Diana Liverman (Co-Chairs)

Kevin Anchukaitis (Program Chair); Jeff Banister (Field Trip Chair); Amanda Percy; Elizabeth Oglesby; RJ Johnson, Talia Anderson, Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin, Elena Louder, Francisco Lara-Valencia (Arizona State University, ASU); Patricia Solis (ASU).

Sponsorship:  College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; School of Geography, Development and Environment; Center for Latin American Studies; Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; Southwest Center


General Questions

Margaret Wilder:

Amanda Percy:

Questions about Sessions, Papers, and the Program:

Kevin Anchukaitis:

Questions about Optional Field Trips:

Jeff Banister:

Tentative Schedule of Events: January 3-8, 2022

Monday, Jan. 3: 
Travel and arrival to Tucson International Airport in Tucson, Arizona (AZ), USA.
6:00-8:00 p.m. Evening reception: Location TBA. 

Tuesday, Jan. 4: 
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Paper sessions in-person and remote/virtual

Wednesday, Jan.5:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Paper sessions in-person and remote/virtual
6:00 p.m. Banquet/Keynote Speaker/Awards: Location TBA

Thursday, Jan. 6: 
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Paper sessions in-person and remote/virtual

Thursday, Jan. 6—Sat. Jan. 8:
Optional Field Trips (require prior registration)



The Call for Organized Sessions will be announced approximately May 1, 2021 with a deadline of August 1, 2021. We invite you to submit organized sessions (to be held In-Person; Virtual/Remote; or Hybrid format) for the conference. 

The call for Individual Papers will be announced in summer 2021 with a deadline of September 30, 2021 for paper abstracts. 

Please stay tuned for further updates on/about May 1, 2021.

GUIDE TO TUCSON:  We have compiled a guide to restaurants and other Tucson activities here Guide to Tucson


The CLAG TUCSON 2022 Planning Committee is currently planning up to four optional field trip opportunities for conference participants and their guests. Pre-registration will be required.  Field trips will be available at an additional cost TBA.

The dates/times/costs of these optional field trips will be available at a later date.

Phoenix: urban sustainability, led by sustainability experts at Arizona State University
Tucson: urban tour of historic and downtown parts of Tucson, led by local history/architecture experts
Border: Magdalena/San Ignacio, Sonora, Mexico. Passports and international travel documents will be required for this trip.
Nature/Desert: A day hike somewhere in the Tucson basin


"Epic Rides" Artist: Joe Pagac