Posted by Sean Flynt on 2007-03-06

Samford's Latin American Studies progam will present the colloquium Perspectives on Latin America – Religion and the Church, on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall.

The colloquium will be led by Dr. Douglass Sullivan-Gonzlez, Professor of Latin American History and Dean, McDonnell-Barksdale Honors College, University of Mississippi, and Prof. Marigene Chamberlain, Director of International Studies, Samford-In-Mission; Adjunct Professor, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Spanish Language Course of Study

The event is the second in a series of colloquia funded by an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Grant from the United States Department of Education. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

 
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