Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

GENTE presents Latin American Independence Day Events

September 14th, 2011 - September 16th, 2011

Networking Reception to follow with Tulane Alumni Special Guest Speaker: Robert Freeland, Tulane Alum ’76 Reiss Room, Lavin Bernick Center (LBC), Tulane University, 6:00 pm Mr. Freeland will be presenting on the significance of the Latin American Independence movement while touching on major battles such as Ayacucho, the last battle of South American Independence. In the inspirational words of Sucre before heading into battle:
  • “¡Soldados!, de los esfuerzos de hoy depende la suerte de América del Sur; otro día de gloria va a coronar vuestra admirable constancia. ¡Soldados!: ¡Viva el Libertador! ¡Viva Bolívar, Salvador del Perú!.”
  • “Greetings! the fate of South America depends on your efforts today; another day of glory will crown your admirable perseverance. Greetings!: Long live the Liberator! Long live Bolivar, Salvador of Peru.”

Round Table Discussion on “what do independence celebrations inspire in Latin Americans under the current issues they face?”
Facilitator: Diana Soto, Stone Center PhD student
Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 6 PM, LBC G04

Water Balloon Reenactment of a Latin American Independence Battle Friday Sept. 16th 12 noon, LBC Quad

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