Event Detail

Violence and Genocide in Guatemala: The Case of Fernando García

Professor of History and Religious Studies at the University of Texas Virginia Garrard-Burnett's research interests include the history of religion and ethnic identity in Latin America, with a particular interest in Protestantism and new religious movements.  This lecture will focus on the Guatemalan National Police Archives and disappearance of student and labor activist Edgar Fernando Garcia in 1984 as a case for analyzing the issue of genocide in Guatemala.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Dean Rusk International Studies Program and Latin American Studies.

Location

Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room

Event Type

Lecture

Contact

Woodward, Caroline E
cawoodward@davidson.edu