Latin American Symposium Oct. 13 at UA

  • October 5th, 2004

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Leading Latin America experts will participate in an upcoming symposium focusing on that regions’ political challenges during an Oct. 13 event to be held on The University of Alabama campus.

The 2004 Fall Latin American Symposium will be from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in UA’s Alabama Institute for Manufacturing Excellence, room 110. The program, sponsored by UA’s College of Arts and Sciences and UA’s Program in Latin American and Hispanic Studies, features:

Dr. Harvey Kline, UA, “What to Expect in Columbia”

Dr. Russell Ramsey, Norwich University, “New Expectations for Latin American Armed Forces”

Dr. Jorge Ortiz Sotelo, Peruvian Institute for Political and Strategic Studies, “Peru and Its Neighbors: What to Expect” and

Dr. Paul Clark, retired from Joint Forces Staff College, “Expectations for Democracy: Venezuela.”

For more information, contact Ted Bowling, assistant director, Program for Latin American and Hispanic Studies, 205/821-8658.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the University’s largest division and the largest public liberal arts college in the state with 6,600 students and 360 faculty. Students from the College have won numerous national awards including Rhodes Scholarships, Goldwater Scholarships and memberships on the USA Today Academic All American Team.


Ted Bowling, assistant director, Program for Latin American and Hispanic Studies, 205/821-8658


Chris Bryant, Assistant Director of Media Relations, 205/348-8323,

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