Latin America: El Salvador Symposium

This Guide supports interdisciplinary projects and events on Latin America held at Marquette University.


El Salvador: The Legacy of Conflict through an Interdisciplinary Lens

Friday October 24, 2014

Marquette University Law School Conference Center Room 433


8- 8:45 am Light Breakfast

8:45 am Welcome

9 am Keynote: Michael Allison, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Scranton (see: Central American Politics Blog and Website)

9:45 am Coffee Break

10 am Literature and Culture: Pushing Boundaries- Julia Paulk, Jason Meyler and Pilar Bellver

11 am Martyrs of the UCA: Theological Insights 25 Years Later- John Thiede, SJ and Kevin Burke, SJ

12:15 pm: What’s Next El Salvador? Lunch (Invited UG, G, staff and faculty). Each presenter will be asked to give 5 minutes on emerging research issues on their discipline related to El Salvador/Central America/Latin America

1: 30 pm Immigration/Migration (still need a name for the panel)- Ruth Ann Belknap, Grant Silva and Noelle Brigden

2:45 pm Coffee Break

3pm Talk Back: Opportunity to raise questions, issues from the day long symposium- Germán Carrillo, Anne Pasero and 2 Casa students

4pm Reception: Pupusas, etc.