May 13, 2015
Luis Roniger, Reynolds Professor of Latin American Studies in Wake Forest’s Department of Politics and International Affairs delivered the keynote speech at the 36th Annual Conference of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS) held April 17-18.
His address followed the recognition of his co-authored book La política del destierro y exilio en América Latina, which earned the 2014 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize for the best book published by a MACLAS member.
Roniger’s talk dealt with political exile in Latin America, its historical roots and development, and its national and transnational impact. His complete MACLAS Whitacker Price Lecture can be viewed here.