Lusophone Studies Association

The Lusophone Studies Association (LSA) is an interdisciplinary academic association dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of scholarly and related research about the Lusophone world. The association’s main objectives

  1. Promote scholarly debate and exchange relating to the Lusophone influence and presence in Canada and elsewhere;
  2. Promote public awareness of the Lusophone legacy and influence in Canada and elsewhere;
  3. Promote and support educational efforts in the area of Luso-Canadian and international Luso studies;
  4. Co-operate with related associations and research institutes concerned with the study of the Lusophone studies in Canada, as well as internationally;
  5. Maintain contact and exchanges with academic and community associations having complementary interests and objectives;
  6. Provide material for publication, conference proceedings, and bibliographies;
  7. Organize and promote regular conferences, symposia, workshops, and community meetings;
  8. Promote Lusophone Studies undergraduate and graduate education initiatives in Canada and internationally;
  9. Promote Lusophone Studies community education initiatives in Canada and internationally

Lusophone Studies Association Inaugural Conference
Exploring the Crossroads and Perspectives of Lusophone Studies
October 29th to November 1st, 2013 - York University, Toronto, Canada