Democracy and Dictatorship: Past and Present


Contributed by Jonathan Ablard

Ithaca College's Latin American Studies Program is co-sponsoring a two day conference on the legacy of dictatorship and the emergence of social movements in the past three decades in Latin America. The conference will be held at Cornell University on September 27th and 28th. For the full schedule of events, please go to the IC Latin American Studies webpage .

September 27th (Friday) at Goldwin Smith Hall (Cornell University)


Presentation by Estela de Carlotto and Buscarita Roa, of the Abuelas de la Plaza de Mayo

* The talk will be translated by Dr. Annette Levine (Modern Languages and Literature)


Performance of "A proposito de la duda" by Ithaca College's Teatro


September 28th (Saturday) at Willard Straight Hall and Goldwin Smith Hall (Cornell University)

* A day of talks and panels on democracy and dictatorship. For the full schedule see the Latin American Studies website

Ithaca College, assistant professor of Politics, Patricia Rodriguez, is one of the day's presenters. She will share "Representations and Participation in Chile: From Allende to the Concertacion to the Student Movement" at 10:20am in 164 Goldwin Smith Hall.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jonathan Ablard at or (607) 274-3558. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.