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Release: Feb. 8, 2001

Albrecht to speak on globalization and Third World Feb. 19

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The International Mondays spring lecture series continues Feb. 19 with William P. Albrecht, the University of Iowa Justice Professor of International Business, speaking on "Globalization and the Conspiracy Against the Third World." His presentation begins at noon Monday, Feb. 19 in Room S401 Pappajohn Business Building. The series is open to the public and includes a free lunch.

Albrecht is the director of the Institute for International Business and a professor of economics in the Tippie College of Business at the UI. He has visited Asia and Latin America frequently to study the development and regulation of financial markets and has published widely on this topic.

International Mondays is sponsored by UI International Programs and presents weekly discussions with individuals who have had international experiences. For more information, call or Fairouz Abu-Ghazaleh at (319) 335-1442.

LASP presents distinguished author speaking on 'purple prose' Feb. 16

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Jose Quiroga of George Washington University will speak on "Purple Prose: Jaime Bayly and the Media Confessional," Friday, Feb. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Room 315 Phillips Hall on the UI campus. Quiroga, an associate professor of Spanish at George Washington University, is the author of, "Understanding Octavio Paz" and "Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America." The subject of his talk, Jaime Bayly, is a novelist and a talk-show host on the Miami-based Spanish language network Telemundo.

This special guest lecture is co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Latin American Studies Program (LASP), Sexuality Studies Program and the department of Spanish and Portuguese. For more information e-mail

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Blythe Burkhardt at 335-1436.