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For Immediate Release: February 3, 2012
Susan Joslin, (508) 289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu

MBL Falmouth Forum featuring Latin America this Friday, February 3rd

Joseph Tulchin
WOODS HOLE, MA—Joseph Tulchin, Visiting Scholar at Harvard, will talk about "Latin America: Democracy and Its Discontents" at 7:30 PM this Friday, Feb. 3rd at the Lawrence School, 113 Lakeview Avenue, Falmouth.

Teacher, research scholar and author, Joseph Tulchin will explain how Central American nations approach their roles in the international community as well as the origins of U.S. power in the region. He has lectured on Latin American affairs to age groups from high school students to Elderhostel members and has appeared frequently on television and radio, in both Spanish and English.

The remaining Falmouth Forums of the 2011-2012 season are listed below. Visit the Falmouth Forum web page for details.

March 9:
"The Arab Spring One Year After" - Ambassador Robert Pelletreau, former Ambassador to Egypt, Tunisia, and Bahrain - 7:30 PM, Lawrence School, Falmouth

March 16:
"Poetry Reading: Imagination, Language and the Life of the Mind" - Jean Nordhaus, Washington D.C. area poet, teacher, author and editor - 7:30 PM, Lawrence School, Falmouth

March 30:
"Honeybee Democracy" (co-sponsored by the 300 Committee) - Dr. Thomas Seeley, biologist and author, Cornell University - 7:30 PM, Falmouth High School


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