Posted by Sean Flynt on 2007-03-06

Samford's Latin American Studies progam will present the colloquium Perspectives on Latin America – Religion and the Church, on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall.

The colloquium will be led by Dr. Douglass Sullivan-Gonzlez, Professor of Latin American History and Dean, McDonnell-Barksdale Honors College, University of Mississippi, and Prof. Marigene Chamberlain, Director of International Studies, Samford-In-Mission; Adjunct Professor, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Spanish Language Course of Study

The event is the second in a series of colloquia funded by an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Grant from the United States Department of Education. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.