The graduate student conference "Historical Perspectives on Latin American Dictatorships," will be held on October 13th and 14th, 2004, at the University of Maryland. On October 13th, interdisciplinary panels will address issues related to Latin American military regimes and transnational ideologies, culture and dictatorships, and resistance and opposition. Professors James N. Green, Daryle Williams, and Margaret Power will be commentators for the the graduate conference.
On October 14th, Michael Hussey from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration will lead a roundtable discussion about sources available at NARA on the military period in Latin America. Professor Saverio Giovacchini will lead a discussion on "Using Film as a Historical Source," following the screening of Patricio Guzmán's "La Batalla de Chile" (1975). Students participating in the Graduate Student Conference will be invited to attend the Cultures of Dictatorship keynote and panels.
This conference is sponsored by the University of Maryland's Department of History, the Center for Historical Studies, and the History Graduate Student Association, and will take place in conjunction with the international symposium, "The Cultures of Dictatorship: Historical Reflections on the Brazilian Golpe of 1964," to be held October 14 -16, 2004.
For more information, please see the conference website (web address given below).
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