Instructor Angela Jordan attends seminar in Colombia

Ms. Jordan attended a seminar entitled "Diplomado Cartagena de Indias, El caribe: Epcientro de la América Bicentanaria” in Cartagena, Colombia from June 22nd to July 3rd of 2009. It is one of three annual seminars taking place between 2009 and 2011 through la Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar. The 2009 seminar explored the history, economy, culture, and arts and sciences of the Caribbean during the two centuries following independence. Specific themes included: international migration, African slaves, economic inequality between countries, the role of pre-Colombian society, the late decolonization of some countries and conflicts posterior to decolonization.