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Latin American Research Review (LARR)

LARR @ LASA2006

In the LASA XXVI International Congress at San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 15-18, 2006), the LARR editors are pleased to offer the following LARR Sponsored Fora:

"Los desastres no son naturales:" Natural Disasters and their Historical Consequences

Wednesday 15, 2.00 - 3.45 PM (Location: San Cristobal E).

Organizer and Chair:
Jonathan Brown, University of Texas at Austin, and LARR.

Presenters:
Charles Walker, University of California/Davis
Stuart Schwartz, Yale University.

Discussants:
Lyman Johnson, University of North Carolina/Charlotte
Virginia Garc'a-Acosta, CIESAS, Mexico.

Latin American Studies Journals: Round Table Forum with the Editors

Wednesday 15, 4.00 - 5.45 PM (Location: Las Olas Room).

Organizers:
Principal Editors of the Leading Latin American Studies Journals.

Presenters:
William Smith, University of Miami
Michiel Baud, CEDLA-University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Barbara Weinstein, University of Maryland
Victor Armony, Universit_ du Qu_bec/ Montr_al, Canada
Ronald Chilcote, University of California/Riverside
Claudia de Lima Costa, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
David Howard, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Discussant:
Nicola Miller, University College, London, United Kingdom.

Reception offered by the Principal Editors of the Leading Latin American Studies Journals.

Wednesday 15, 6.00 - 7.45 PM (Location: Las Olas Room).

The Rise of the Latin American Left

Friday 17, 10.00 - 11.45 AM (Location: San Cristobal A).

Organizer:
Raul Madrid, University of Texas at Austin, and LARR.

Presenters:
Wendy Hunter, University of Texas/Austin
Jorge Dom'nguez, Harvard University
Michael Coppedge, University of Notre Dame
Kenneth Roberts, Cornell University
Richard Snyder, Brown University
Juan Pablo Luna, Pontificia Universidad Cat-lica de Chile, Chile.

Cultural and Literary Studies of the Caribbean: What Lies Ahead

Friday 17, 6.00 - 7.45 PM (Location: Flamboyan).

Organizer:

Naomi Lindstrom, University of Texas at Austin, and LARR.

Presenters:

Anibal Gonzalez, Pennsylvania State University
Gustavo Perez Firmat, Columbia University
Emilio Bejel, University of California/Davis
Juan Flores, Hunter College/CUNY.

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