CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY
(University System of Georgia)
5900 N. Lee Street
Morrow, Georgia 30260
FULBRIGHT-HAYS OVERSEAS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
June 28 – July 27, 04
The special four-week professional development program in Chile and Argentina is part of an on-going International Studies Program. The 15-member team participating in the seminar will consist of social science, humanities, education and business professors belonging to the universities and colleges in Georgia and K-12 teachers.
The primary purpose of the program is to provide overseas academic and field experiences to faculty members so that they can increase their knowledge, provide greater coverage to the two countries in the courses they teach, and also help students overcome stereotypical images. The ultimate goal is to promote mutual understanding between Argentina/Chile and the United States. The specific objectives are to:
The visiting team will participate in an academic program of lectures and field trips in Santiago and Buenos Aires. Native scholars affiliated with institutions of higher education and cultural exchange organizations will serve as resource persons for the above activities. During the course of the overseas program, participants will also spend a few days in and around Córdoba, Mendoza, Iguazú Falls, Valparaíso/Viña del Mar, Concepción and La Serena.
In Cordoba, Argentina, the seminar involves three presentations, to be held on July 16, at Windsor & Tower Hotel, by the following scholars:
Osvaldo Carnero – Cordoba: culture & society.
Magdalena González Navarro & Constanza González Navarro – A brief review on the History of Cordoba.
Daniel Semyraz – Cordoba: economic outlook.
NB:Daniel Semyraz is the Secretary of Economy and Finance of the City of Cordoba.
Throughout the duration of the project seminar delegates will divide into a number of study groups focusing on such topics as urban and rural lifestyles, modernization, educational systems, social institutions and cultural heritage.
Rajgopal Sashti, Director, Nine University
and College International Studies Consortium of Georgia, Clayton College and
State University, Morrow, Georgia 30260, USA, Tel: 770-961-3485, Fax:770-961-3700,
Bernardo Subercaseux, Professor, University
of Chile, Santiago, CHILE, Tel: 56-11-678-7001, Mobile: 09-234-4609 Norma Gonzalez, Executive
Director, Fulbright Commision, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA, Tel: 54-11-4814-3561/62 Fax:
Bernardo Subercaseux, Professor, University of Chile, Santiago, CHILE, Tel: 56-11-678-7001, Mobile: 09-234-4609
Norma Gonzalez, Executive Director, Fulbright Commision, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA, Tel: 54-11-4814-3561/62
CÓRDOBA – CULTURE & SOCIETY
Government & politics
The Mass Media
Art & Literature
1) Cordoba city and the importance of its foundation (16th century)
2) Jesuits Order work (education, economic development, etc.)
3) The role of Cordoba city during the independence revolution
4) Development of Cordoba city at the end of the 19th century
5) The 1918 University Reform in Cordoba.
· Economic structure
· Foreign trade
· Public sector
· Geopolitical approach
· Macroeconomic framework
· Key sectors
THERE FOLLOWS A SERIES OF PICTURES OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SEMINAR IN CORDOBA...(Rajgopal SASHTI, Chris ARRELL, Jack CARROLL, Larnell FLANNAGAN, Gene HATFIELD, Alberta JOHNSON, Tracie JUSTUS, John KEELING, George MESSER, Doug OETTER, Mark PATTERSON, Douglas WHEELER, Andrea CAMPBELL, Clayton JOLLEY and Anna MION)
THE FOLLOWING PICTURES WERE TAKEN ON FRIDAY EVENING, AT WINDSOR CAFETERIA, DURING AN INFORMAL MEETING OF THE PARTICIPANT GEORGIA TEACHERS WITH SOME TEACHERS OF ENGLISH FROM CORDOBA (Ruth Pedernera, Jeff Williams, Claudia Spataro and Liliana Anglada). THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (IN CORDOBA AND IN THE UNITED STATES) WAS THE CENTRAL (ALTHOUGH NOT THE ONLY...) TOPIC UNDER DISCUSSION...
mailto: Ruth Pedernera
mailto: Jeff Williams
mailto: Claudia Spataro
mailto: Liliana Anglada
Cordoba, Cordoba 5006