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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Ninth Annual Central American Conference
phone (715) 836-4741
fax (715) 836-2900

MAILED: April 4, 1997

EAU CLAIRE - The ninth annual Conference on Central America will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Dulany Inn and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the Clearwater Room of Davies Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

The purpose of the conference is to inform the community and the university of current issues in Central America. Discussion topics will include "The Refugee Crisis in Belize," "Women in Nicaraguan Society - Change Makers: Fact or Fiction," "Guatemala: Scars of War and Dreams of the Future" and "An Art History Tour of Guatemala."

The keynote speaker for the Friday session will be Dr. Mannuel Fernandez, professor of history, from Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Cost is $5 for general admission, $5 for students or $1 for students with a class coupon. The cost of lunch is $5.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are available at the door or by contacting the Arts and Sciences Continuing Education at (715) 836-2031.

The conference is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire's Arts and Sciences Continuing Education, the Center for International Education and the Latin American Studies Committee.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: April 10, 1997