Merienda: "Rethinking Research in Latin American Studies: How to Approach Interdisciplinarity?," A roundtable discussion with Santa Arias, Span & Port; Gregory T. Cushman, History; Mike Wuthrich, CGIS; and Ruben Flores, AMS

Santa Arias (Spanish and Portuguese), Gregory T. Cushman (History), Mike Wuthrich (Center for Global and International Studies) , and Ruben Flores (American Studies)
The Center's Merienda lectures, held most Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters, provide an opportunity for invited students, faculty, community members and visiting scholars to share their experiences and research in Latin America. The speakers represent a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Presentations typically last 40-45 minutes and allow for audience questions at the end. A simple lunch of rice and beans is served. Meriendas take place in Bailey Hall, Room 318 from 12:00-1:00pm. Santa Arias (Spanish and Portuguese), Gregory T. Cushman (History), Mike Wuthrich (Center for Global and International Studies) , and Ruben Flores (American Studies) " Rethinking Research in Latin American Studies: How to Approach Interdisciplinarity?
February 14, 2013
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Bailey Hall, 318
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