Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Alma Guillermoprieto Lecture at Loyola: "The New Narco-Culture"

September 22nd, 2010
7:30 PM

Nunemaker Auditorium
Loyola University

Loyola’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies invites you to attend “The New Narco-Culture,” a lecture on Mexico’s drug trade and its imprint on popular culture by one of the most prestigious journalists in the Americas, Alma Guillermoprieto.

This event is free and open to the public and co-sponsored by the Loyola University Mexico Program and the Department of English.

About our guest speaker: Alma Guillermoprieto is the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. She is ranked one of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals by Foreign Policy magazine and she is the author of several acclaimed books, including The Heart That Bleeds.

For more information, contact Uriel Quesada at (504) 865-3686 or






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