This is an archival site for the tenth Cambio de colores conference (2011).
Current information is available at

Latinos in The Heartland
Migration and Shifting Human Landscapes

June 8-10, 2011 Holiday Inn SE Waterpark
Kansas City, Missouri
June 8-10, 2011

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Latest News and Key Dates(updated: 21 November, 2011)

An unprecedented number of states was represented at Cambio de Colores 2011
Conference presentations

Cover 2010 book
The book of Proceedings of the 2010 Cambio de Colores conference was provided free to all registered participants


  • Other meetings (independently organized ) hosted by the Cambio de Colores conference:
    • Roundtable: New Americans - Citizenship and Integration Initiative (White House Domestic Policy Council)
    • Kansas City Conversación (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
    • NCERA 216 annual meeting: Latinos and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities
    • SERA 37 annual meeting: The New Hispanic South
  • Grupo Folklórico Atotonilco, Kansas City, MO comes back to Cambio de Colores! Founded in Kansas City's Westside by Maria Chaurand in 1979, Grupo Atotonilco is a very well known Mexican dance group that comes back to Cambio de Colores. They showed their beautiful trade at the first two conferences in 2002 and 2003. They will be performing this Wednesday June 8th at 7:30 PM, during dinner.
  • Short biographic information about most presenters/authors (PDF file)
  • Directions to the conference venue
  • June 1st: One week to go! Check the always up-to-date Conference Program.
  • Information about Plenary Speakers
  • April 25th: The Conference Program is now set. Over 45 presentations and workshops coming from across the nation.
  • Conference Posters available for download: Poster 17x11 / Flyer 11x8 (PDF files).
  • Registration is Open! Take advantage of the Early Bird rate, and make your hotel reservation at a special rate.
  • Proceedings of 2009 Available (free PDF download)!

Key dates

  • Wednesday June 1st: Late registration fee of $25.
  • Registration at regular rates available through the end of May.
  • Monday May 2nd: Deadline for papers for the conference's book of proceedings.
  • Sunday May 8th: Last day to make Hotel reservations at the special conference rate (Subject to Availability)
  • Monday May 9th: Last day to take advantage of the Early Bird registration discounted rate.

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Organized by the University of Missouri’s Cambio Center
in cooperation with the North Central Extension and Research Activity "Latinos and Immigrants in Midwestern Communities" (NCERA 216) – North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, and the South Extension and Research Activity "The New Latino South" (SERA 37)

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