Previous Conferences

Click the following link to view a map of the locations of all the previous conferences: Map of SALALM Conferences

Click the following link to view past SALALM conference locations and presidents: Past SALALM Conference Locations and Presidents (Wikipedia)

This page will be updated on an ongoing basis. For additional details on conferences past, contact the Secretariat.

2023: SALALM LXVIII Connection Development: Collaborations and Communities Across the Americas, Iberia, the Caribbean, and their Diasporas
Sponsoring institutions: Library of Congress, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown University

2022: SALALM LXVII Voicing the Past: Libraries, Archives, and Cultural Institutions in the Making of Latin America and the Caribbean
Sponsoring institutions: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library, Center for Latin American Studies at UIUC, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies at UIUC, Librería de Antaño 2021: SALALM LXVI From Hojas Volantes to Podcasts: News from Latin America and the Caribbean
Sponsoring institutions: New York University, New York Public Library, and Columbia University 2020: SALALM LXV Buen provecho: Celebrating and Exploring the Richness of Latin American, Caribbean, and LatinX Food and Drink
Sponsoring institution: University of California, Davis


2019: SALALM LXIV Latin American and Latinx Cultural Heritage: A Horizontal Dialogue
Sponsoring institutions: LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies & Collections and The University of Texas Libraries

2018: SALALM LXIII Sites/Cites, Texts, and Voices in Critical Librarianship: Decolonizing Libraries and Archives - Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas/El Colegio de México (via Internet Archive)

2017: SALALM LXII Engaging Latin American Studies: Connecting Collections to Teaching and Learning

2016: SALALM LXI “Nuestro norte es el sur”: Mapping Resistance and Resilience in Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies

2015: SALALM LX Brazil in the World, the World in Brazil: Research Trends and Library Resources

2014: SALALM LIX Who Are We Really?: Latin American Family, Local and Micro-Regional Histories and Their Impact on Understanding Ourselves - Brigham Young University

2013: SALALM LVIII Indigenism, Pan-Indigenism and Cosmovisionism: The Confluence of Indigenous Thought in the Americas - University of Miami Libraries and Florida International University Libraries

2012: SALALM LVII Popular Culture: Arts and Social Change in Latin America UWI Conference site The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, The National Library and Information System Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago and the Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago.

2011: SALALM LVI Preserving Memory: Documenting and Archiving Latin American Human Rights University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (via Internet Archive)

2010: SALALM LV The Future of Latin American Library Collections and Research: Contributing and Adapting to New Trends in Research Libraries - Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

2009: SALALM LIV Migrations and Connections: Latin America & Europe in the Modern World Ibero-American Institute, Berlin, Germany (via Internet Archive)

2008: SALALM LIII Encounter, Engagement and Exchange: How Native Populations of the Americas Transformed the World Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (via Internet Archive)

2007: SALALM LII Borders: Obsession, Obstacle, Open Door? University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (via Internet Archive)

2006: SALALM LI Crossing Borders, Latin American Migrations: Collections and Services for/from New Library Users Organized by Stanford University in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic [website unavailable]

2005: SALALM L SALALM@50: Latin American Studies Research and Bibliography -- Past, Present and Future University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (via Internet Archive)

2004: SALALM XLIX Women in Latin American Studies: Reshaping the Boundaries University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (via Internet Archive)

2003: SALALM XLVIII Celebrating Culture: Space, Symbols and Tradition in Latin America and the Caribbean Organized by Duke University in Cartagena, Colombia [website unavailable]

2002: SALALM XLVII Trends and Traditions in Latin American and Caribbean History Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (via Internet Archive)

2001: SALALM XLVI Latin American Identities: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality Arizona State University [website unavailable]

2000: SALALM XLV Andean Studies: New Trends and Library Resources UCLA, Long Beach, CA (via Internet Archive)

1999: SALALM XLIV Documenting Movements, Identity and Popular Culture in Latin America Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (via Internet Archive)

1998: SALALM XLIII Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1997: SALALM XLII Library of Congress, Oliveira Lima Liby. (Catholic U.) & University of MD., Rockville, Maryland

1996: SALALM XLI New York University & New York Public Library, New York, NY

1995: SALALM XL University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1994: SALALM XXXIX Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, Utah

1993: SALALM XXXVIII Feria Internacional del Libro &  Instituto de Bibliotecas, Universided de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

1992: SALALM XXXVII University of Texas, Austin

1991: SALALM XXXVI San Diego State University & University of California, San Diego

1990: SALALM XXXV Library of Congress Office, Rio & Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro

1989: SALALM XXXIV University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1988: SALALM XXXIII University of California, Berkeley & Stanford University, Berkeley, CA

1987: SALALM XXXII University of Miami (joint meeting with ACURIL), Coral Gables, FL

1986: SALALM XXXI Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, berlin, Germany

1985: SALALM XXX Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1984: SALALM XXIX University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

1983: SALALM XXVIII University of Kansas & Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

1982: SALALM XXVII Library of Congress (joint meeting with LASA), Washington, D.C.

1981: SALALM XXVI Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1980: SALALM XXV University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1979: SALALM XXIV University of California, Los Angeles, Pasadena, CA

1978: SALALM XXIII Institute of Latin American  Studies, University of London, London, England

1977: SALALM XXII University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1976: SALALM XXI Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1975: SALALM XX Bogotá, Colombia

1974: SALALM XIX University of Texas, Austin

1973: SALALM XVIII University of West Indies Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

1972: SALALM XVII University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1971: SALALM XVI Puebla, Mexico

1970: SALALM XV University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

1969: SALALM XIV Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1968: SALALM XIII University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

1967: SALALM XII University of California, Los Angeles,  Pasadena, CA

1966: SALALM XI Columbia University, New York, NY

1965: SALALM X Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

1964: SALALM IX Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1963: SALALM VIII University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1962: SALALM VII University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

1961: SALALM VI Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1960: SALALM V New York Public Library, New York, NY

1959: SALALM IV Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

1958: SALALM III University of California, Berkeley

1957: SALALM II University of Texas, Austin

1956: SALALM I University of Florida, Chinsegut Hill, FL