Westminster College Professor of Spanish Presents Paper at Conference in Chile

Friday, February 22, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Camila Bari de López, Westminster College associate professor of Spanish, presented a paper at the International Conference on Sciences, Technology and Culture in January in Santiago, Chile.

Her paper presentation was part of the "Amazonia: A South American View of Its Ethnic, Environmental and Intercultural Challenges" symposium, which focused on the anthropology, geopolitics, archeology, ethnography and multicultural problems of Amazonia. Bari de López reviewed Amazonian literature from the point of view of its connections with the geographical and cultural diversity of the region.

Bari de López teaches courses on Latin American culture, literature and on the Spanish language. Her main research interest is on the Andean cultures and on historical novels dealing with the history and ethnic/urban structure of Latin American society. She has presented and published articles on urban-social structure and Latin American identity.

Bari de López, who joined the Westminster faculty in 1997, earned an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina, and Ph.D. from the University at Albany, SUNY.

Contact Bari de López at (724) 946-7258 or email for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Dr. Camila Bari de Lopez, associate professor of Spanish