center for latin aze can studies university of florida 0 fgnesville
Volume II, No. d
April 26, 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).
ANNOUNCE FURTHER AWARDS
Four students have received NDEA-related Fulbright-Hays travel awards for the coming year. They are: William J. Casey (political science, renewal), El Salvador; J. C. Dickinson III (geography), Brazil; Helen C. King (political science), Guatemala; Allan J. Kuethe (history), Colombia.
The Center for Tropical Agriculture has awarded grants-in-aid to the following:
Alleger, D. E. Feaster, G. Leal, F. J.
Weiss., J. S. Wilkinson, R. C. Willingham, H. W.
In addition, the Center for Tropical lowing students: Name Department
Bazan, R. DeVoll, D.
Research supervision in British Honduras
Managerial decisions by farmers in British Honduras
Factors influencing the germination and storage of tropical fruit pollens Analysis of price behavior and demand for cocoa Bark beetle on Honduras pines Economic analysis of the market structure for the food supply of Port-au-Prince, Haiti Agriculture has granted assistantships to the folProject
Seasonal uptake of nitrogen by pasture in Costa Rica
Vegetable crop production in the tropics
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Dorminey, R. W. Ewel, J. J.
Greene, B. Hashemi, F.
Snedaker, S. Urrutia, V. M. Weiss, J. S.
Poultry Forestry Fruit Crops Fruit Crops
Effects of high temperatures on poultry Study of tropical rain forest successions Effects of tropical environment on plant growth Relation of environment to water use by tropical fruit tree crops
Changes in the physical and biotic environment in low humid forest succession in Guatemala Management techniques in shifting cultivation, Uaxactdn, Guatemala
Price behavior and demand for cocoa
Billy Jaynes Chandler, Ph.D. candidate in history, has received a straight FulbrightHays fellowship to spend a year conducting dissertation research on the social history of an interior area of the state of Ceard, the economy of which is based largely on cattle breeding.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SENDS TWO TO COLOMBIA
Lawrence J. Benninger, Professor of Accounting, and David Geithman, Assistant Professor of Economics, will leave in the near future for assignments in Colombia.
Professor Benninger, who will join the International Management Department of Syracuse University, will be sent to the Escuela de Administraci6n y Finanzas in Medellin where he will evaluate the undergraduate program in accounting, revise course curricula, make recommendations on a Master's program in business administration, and teach a course in cost accounting. This assignment, from August, 1965, to August, 1966, is sponsored by the U. S. State Department AID program.
Professor Geithman, has been appointed a Rockefeller professor attached to the Facultad de Economfa, Universidad del Valle, Cali, for a two-year period from September, 1965, to June, 1967. This is a full-time teaching, rather than research, position. Professor Geithman will also serve as a curriculum revision consultant. He is a December, 1964, Ph.D. graduate of the University of Florida and is a previous NDEA award recipient.
Lyman Legters, Chief, Language and Area Centers Section, U. S. Office of Education, visited the Center for Latin American Studies and the newly-established African Language and Area Center, April 21.
Artur Neiva, Executive Secretary, Fulbright Commission, Rio de Janeiro, visited the Center for Latin American Studies, April 19-22.
J. Bennett Guthrie, Foreign Training Division, U. S. Department of Agriculture, will be at the College of Agriculture to interview AID-sponsored students, April 26.
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Robert Bradbury, Professor of Economics; Philip Flemion, Assistant Director, Center for Latin American Studies; Felicity Trueblood, Instructor of Social Sciences; and Irene Zimmerman, Latin American Specialist in Reference and Bibliography, University Libraries, attended the meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies at Louisiana State University, April 23-24. Professor Bradbury is President of the organization. Mr. Flemion is the outgoing, and Miss Trueblood the incoming, Secretary-Treasurer and Editor of the Southeastern Latinamericanist.
Lyle McAlister, Director, Center for Latin American Studies, will be at the University of Illinois, April 28-30, as guest of its Center for Latin American Studies, to discuss possible areas of cooperation in research and development programs between the two Centers. While there, he will deliver a public lecture on "Changing Concepts of the Role of the Military in Latin America," and will address a faculty-graduate seminar on "The Army of New Spain and the Mexican Independence Movement Problems of Research."
Hugh Popenoe, Assistant Professor of Soils, attended a conference on tropical forestry at Duke University, April 21-26.
T. Lynn Smith, Graduate Research Professor of Sociology, is the author of "Agrarian Reform in Brazil" in the Luso-Brazilian Review, Vol. I, no. 2 (Winter, 1965), and of "Salient Features of Agrarian Reform in Latin America" in International Labour Review, Vol. XCI, no. 4 (April, 1965).
A. Curtis Wilgus, Director, Caribbean Conferences, has been elected to honorary membership in the Sociedad Panamericana de Puerto Rico, Inc.
A. Curtis Wilgus has been appointed to the advisory board for the Latin American Book
Club, a club dedicated exclusively to presenting to the American reading public the best 1orks published on Latin America. This board is comprised of three persons, one from Brazil, one from Spanish America, and one from the United States.
After attending the meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies, Irene Zimmerman will continue to Austin, Texas, to study the organization of the Latin American Collection of the University of Texas Libraries.
Lyle McAlister spoke on "Changing Concepts of the Role of the Military in Latin America" at the meeting of the American Academy of Political and Social Science in Philadelphia, April 9-10, instead of at Princeton University, as was erroneously stated in the issue of the Latinamericanist of April 12.