Trent University to Host Fifth Annual Seasons of Iberia Cultural Lecture Series


September 30 lecture series to focus on the
Strait of Gibraltar Region

Wednesday, September 29, 2010, Peterborough

The Department of History at Trent University is gearing up to host the first lecture in its annual Seasons of Iberia Cultural Lecture Series on Thursday, September 30, 2010, featuring Dr. Sasha D. Pack from the University of Buffalo on “The Making of Europe’s Deepest Border: the Strait of Gibraltar Region from 1860 – 1985.”

“The lecture series is an opportunity to better understand the complexity and the beauty of the Iberian world. We host speakers every year to discuss Spanish and sometimes Portuguese history, politics and culture. The series helps to diversify the curriculum and bring depth to the topics that we study,” said Dr. Antonio Cazorla-Sanchez, professor of history and co-ordinator of the lecture series at Trent University.

Born in Spain, Professor Cazorla-Sanchez approached the Spanish Embassy in Ottawa to subsidize this event. For the last five years, the series has received generous funding from the Embassy.

The lecture will take place at 1 p.m. at the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room at Trent University. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

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For more information, please contact: 
Antonio Cazorla-Sanchez, Professor of History, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x7095,