This spring, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor is presenting a six-week lecture series that discusses
the political and social panoramas of Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Venezuela,
Peru and Brazil. The lecture series takes place on Thursdays from 10:00
a.m. till 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Executive Conference Center.
The fee is $30 for the series or $10 at the door.
Understanding the Social Movements Taking Place in Bolivia
with Dr. Javier Sanjines, Professor of Spanish in the Department of
Romance Languages and Literature, College of Literature, Science and
the Arts at the University of Michigan.
Chile, to the South of the World: An Overview of the Last Forty-five
Years in Chile’s Political and Cultural Life, with Professor
Eliana Moya-Ragio, Lecturer Emerita in Spanish at the Residential College,
at the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University
Living in Argentina: The Tango and Troubles, with
Susan Sefansky, Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Health
Hugo Chavez-Bolivarian Revolution in Historical Context,
with Professor Fernando Coronil, Professor of Anthropology and History
(Latin America), University of Michigan.
Peru: Women’s Work and Women’s Art, with
Sister Barbara Cervenka, O.P., Head of the Art Department at Sienna
Heights University, Adrian, Michigan
The Black Mother: Afro-Brazilian Perspectives on Brazil’s
Racial Democracy, with Dr. Paulina L. Aberto, Assistant Professor
of History and Romance Languages & Literatures, University of Michigan.