Symposium honors 40 years of Latin American studies, April 12-14
Posted April 4, 2007; 03:20 p.m.
A symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Program in Latin American Studies will bring an international collection of scholars to Princeton to discuss new perspectives on the field.
The symposium, titled "Toward a New History of Latin American and Caribbean Intellectuals," will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 12-14, in 219 Burr Hall.
The event will convene internationally noted scholars and writers from Central America, South America, Europe and the United States, including several Princeton faculty members, whose work has opened new areas of inquiry in Latin American studies. A schedule of topics and speakers can be found at www.princeton.edu/~plas.
The symposium is sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, the Department of History, the Davis Center for Historical Studies and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.