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Volume II, No. 6
March 29, 1965
The University of Florida Latinamericanist is a bi-weekly calendar and newsletter distributed on alternate Fridays. Items for publication should be submitted to the editor, Suzanne Hodgman, University Libraries, by noon of the Tuesday preceding the Friday distribution date. The editor reserves the right to select and edit all material submitted. Persons desiring to be placed on the mailing list should call the Center for Latin American Studies (University Extension 2224).
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, MARCH 29 APRIL 11
March 30: March 31:
Music by Guarnieri: "Suite for the Fourth Centennial" and "Choro" for 'cello and orchestra. WRUF-FM, 7:30 p~m.
Latin American Colloquium. Speaker: Ivan A. Schulman, "Traditional and Modern Modes of Spanish-American Fiction." Florida Union, Oak Room,
8 p.m. Public invited.
The Caribbean Research Program has awarded the following grants to graduate students and faculty for summer, 1965:
English, B. H. Found, W. C. Jessen, E. King, H. C. Leahy, E. P. Malik, Y. K.
Costa Rica's National Liberation Party
3,000.00 Land use in south-central Jamaica 1,200.00 Resource use on the lower Putumayo River,
1,765.00 The integration of Indian communities into
the Guatemalan political structure
988.80 The Cibao Valley of the Dominican Republic 2,690.00 The political role of the Trinidadian East
Indian social elite
Volume II. No. 6 Selsor, D. E. Stevens, R. P. Symes, M. I. Weaver, D. C.
840.00 766.00 379.50 675.00 300.00
Anderson, J. R. Bushnell, D. Crist, R. E.
Innovation and marginality, Lake Izabal Population and economic development in Morelos,
Values in a Guatemalan village, Lake Izabal Hurricanes and land use changes in the
Labor relations in textile industry, Orizaba,
Research supervision in Jamaica U. S.-Colombian relations since 1939 Research supervision in Jamaica
SCHULMAN TO ADDRESS FINAL COLLOQUIUM
Ivan A. Schulman, Visiting Professor of Foreign Languages, will discuss "The Traditional and Modern Modes of Spanish-American Fiction" before the Latin American Colloquium at its final meeting for this trimester, March 31.
Professor Schulman, of Washington University, St. Louis, will contrast the new novei with the old, indicating, at the same time, some of the causes of recent trends in novelistic form.
Loretta Flanders, Department of Political Science, will be moderator.
NEW ALLIANCE STUDENT
Felipe Villegas Jimenez, Bogota, Colombia, is the most recent student to be admitted to the University of Florida under the Florida-Colombia Alliance Program, bringing the number of Colombian participants to four. Sr. Villegas, who will register for Trimester IIIA, will study animal science in the College of Agriculture.
Jose Silva, dairy operator from Sgo Paulo, Brazil, recently visited the College of Agriculture to formulate a tour of several dairy operations in Florida. His trip to the United States, which also includes a visit to the King Ranch in Texas, is sponsored by the government of Brazil.
SECOLAS MEETS AT LSU
"Chile and Peru in the Twentieth Century" will be the theme of the twelfth annual meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies, which will convene at Louisiana State University, April 23-24.
Speakers for the three sessions of the meeting are:
J. R. Brown, Professor of History, Northeast Louisiana State College, "The Government,
the Salitrero and the Nitrate Workers, 1900-1914."
Eric Baklanoff, Director, Graduate Center for Latin American Studies, Vanderbilt
University, "La gran minerfa de cobre 1944-64."
Mercedes Ponchier de Valdivia, Consul General of Chile in New Orleans, "Some Points
About Chile's New Copper Policy."
Alfredo Lozada, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, Louisiana State University,
"El contenido social en la obra de Pablo Neruda."
Franqois Bourricaud, Professor of Sociology, University of Bordeaux, "The aprista
Luigi Einaudi, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 'Militarism in Per ."
Murray S. Blum, Associate Professor of Entomology, Louisiana State University,
"The Evolution of Social Behavior in Peruvian Ants."
James C. Carey, Professor of History, Kansas State University, "United States Investments and Social Justice in Per'."
Abraham Padilla, Consul General of Peru in New Orleans, "The Current Political Scene
Franqois Bourricaud, Professor of. Sociology, University of Bordeaux, will speak on "Foreign Society in Peru" at the banquet, Friday evening, April 23. Robert W. Bradbury, Professor of Economics, University of Florida, will preside.
It is hoped that a large group of SECOLAS members from the University of Florida will attend this meeting.
William Carter, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, spoke on "Protestantism in South America," at the First Christian Church, Gainesville, March 14.
Lyle McAlister, Director, Center for Latin American Studies, and Lois Knowles, Assistant Dean, College of Nursing, left, March 24, for Cali, Colombia, to investigate the possible development of inter-university relationships between the University of Florida and the Universidad del Valle.
Anthony Maingot, Research Assistant, Center for Latin American Studies, left on March 24 for Colombia to conduct research on the Center's research project on the role of the military in Latin America.
Peter J. Oliva, Associate Professor of Education, will leave for Spain, April 5, to visit eight students who are interning in American dependent schools.
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T. Lynn Smith, Graduate Research Professor of Sociology, is the author of Agrarian Reform in Latin America, which has just been published in paperback form by Alfred A. Knopf.
A. Curtis Wilgus, Director, Caribbean Conferences, has been appointed to a temporary committee to revise the constitution of the Conference on Latin American History.
Lyle McAlister, T. Lynn Smith, and A. Curtis Wilgus will attend the meeting of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, in Philadelphia, April 9-10. Professor McAlister will read a paper entitled, "The Role of the Military in Latin America."