Lecture: "Paradigms of Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion"
Wed, November 16, 2011 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM • Hackett Room, SRH 1.313
Rosaleen Howard will review some recent policy and planning measures taken by governments in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico (with various degrees of input from the indigenous organizations, the universities, and NGOs) with regard to the cultural and linguistic heterogeneity of their populations. The measures include constitutional reforms, in some cases by Constituent Assembly, and the passing of new Laws of Education Reform and Language Rights. They also include innovations in institutional structuring, as a means to provide new frameworks for implementing policy and legal reforms. Professor Howard will examine the discourses of policy planning emerging from each of the countries in question.
Rosaleen Howard is the head of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American studies at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. She is a Fall 2011 Visiting Scholar at LLILAS.
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