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Latin American globalization at center of lecture this month

January 11, 2013

The Rev. Arturo Sosa Abascal, S.J., president of the Catholic University in the State of Tachira in Venezuela, presents “Political Implications of a Humanizing Globalization,” Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Audubon Room, located in the Danna Student Center. It is free and open to the public.

This event is part of Loyola’s centennial celebration and is sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Jesuit Center. The lecture is an opportunity for the Loyola community and the general public to learn about the contributions in the area of politics and globalization that are emerging in Latin America.

Sosa Abascal was born in Caracas, Venezuela and entered the Society of Jesus in September 1966 and was ordained a priest in 1977. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the Catholic University Andrés Bello, a bachelor’s degree in theology from the Gregorian University in Rome and a doctorate in political science from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He was provincial superior of the Society of Jesus in Venezuela from 1996 to 2004.

For more information, contact Ricardo Marquez, assistant director of the Jesuit Center at 504-865-2877.

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