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Title: Symposium: "Inter-American Relations in an Age of Unilateralism..."
Date: Mon. Oct 04, 2004
Time: 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Description: Symposium: "Inter-American Relations in an Age of Unilateralism - an international symposium with invited scholars from the Americas" Our interest is to exchange research and reflections conducitve to a critical understanding of the phenomenon under study. This is the third symposium in a series of gatherings focusing on this subject, the first was in 2002 in Havana, the second in 2003 in SaoPaulo, Brazil. Sponsored by Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Contact Drs. Jorge Nef or Harry Vanden AGENDA 9:00 a.m, Monday, October 4, USF Library, 4th floor, Grace Allen Room Welcome by President Judy Genshaft Welcome by Jorge Nef, Director, Latin American Caribbean Studies 9:15-10:45 1) Panel: History of Inter-American Relations before and after Sept. 11. Moderator: Dr. Kevin Yelvington, USF, Anthropology Dept. Speakers: Dr. Luis Fernando Ayerbe, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) Brazil, The American Empire in the XXI Century: Hegemony or Domination? Dr. Paul Dosal, USF, History, The Latino Americanization of U.S. Foreign Policy Commentator: Dr. Harry Vanden, USF, Government and International Affairs 11:00-12:30 2) Panel: Emerging doctrines and their implications for hemispheric relations Moderator: Dr. Ofelia Schutte, USF, Philosophy Dept. Speakers: Dr. Jaime Preciado, Universidad ITESO, Jalisco, Mexico, Between pard Power and Soft Power: Dilemmas of the Bush Doctrine for Latin America Dr. Jan Black, the Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, The Empire Strikes Out? Lessons from Latin America. Commentator: Dr. Trevor Purcell, USF, Africana Studies 12:45-2:00 Lunch Break 2:30-4:30 3) Panel: Paths to Hemispheric Integration in the Americas Moderator: Dr. Mario Ortiz, USF, Humanities Department Speakers: Dr. Saul Landau, Director of Digital Media Programs at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Maquilas Dr. Flavio Espinal, Juan Bosch Foundation, Dominican Republic, Reflections: The OAS and the Defense of Democracy: Unilateralism vs. Collective Action Dr. Seymour Melman, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, Americas Permanent War Commentator: Dr. Jorge Nef, USF, LACS 6:30-9:00 Tour of Ybor City, participants will dine on their own in local restaurants and reassemble for transportation back to conference hotel. - - - For more information, visit the IAC Website at
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