Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Model OAS Informational Meeting and Panel Discussion - Date Change: 10/12

October 12th, 2010
6:30 PM

Greenleaf Conference Room
Jones Hall 100A
Tulane University
Uptown Campus

Tulane will send a 10-student delegation to represent Venezuela at the Model Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. on March 27-April 3, 2011. Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in a unique educational and intercultural experience! Model OAS is run as a club in fall and a 3-Credit class (LAST 496) in spring. Students must attend all three club sessions and have completed one of the prerequisite classes to be eligible to apply to the Tulane MOAS delegation.

An informational meeting and panel discussion will be held at 6:30 PM in the Greenleaf Conference Room on Tues, Oct 12.

Club Sessions
  • Oct 20, 6:30: Dr. Martín Mendoza on the Origins, Functions and History of the OAS
  • Oct 27, 6:30: Dr. Edith Wolfe on Parliamentary Procedure and the running of the General Assembly
  • Nov 3, 6:30: Dr. James Huck on the History of Non-Intervention in the Americas

Prerequisites: LAST 101/102, HISL 171/POLC 335, SPAN 203/PORT 203 (or equivalent language ability)

For more information contact Edie Wolfe at Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, The Office of Academic Affairs and Provost, The School of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office, and the Newcomb College Institute and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research.

Photo: 2009 Model OAS Delegates from Tulane (photo courtesy of Edie Wolfe)


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