Imagining Central America: Short Histories

Posted: January 18, 2023

By: College of Arts and Sciences and Elliott Bay Book Company

Imagining Central America

Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 10th Ave.
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Dr. Serena Cosgrove and Isabeau J. Belisle Dempsey ('19, International Studies and Spanish) talk about their new book. Given the strategic location of Central America, its importance to U.S. foreign policy, and the migration from the region to other parts of the world, this succinct summary of the countries of Central America is an essential resource for those working in, studying, writing about or traveling to the region.

Promoting increased understanding of the region's governance, economics and structures of power, Imagining Central America highlights the many ways that Central American countries are connected to the United States through resettling, economic investment, culture flows and foreign policy.

Serena Cosgrove, PhD, (she/her) is an associate professor in International Studies and director of the Latin American & Latinx Studies program at Seattle University. She also serves as the faculty coordinator of Seattle University’s Central America Initiative.

Isabeau J. Belisle Dempsey (they/them) is half-Belizean and graduated from Seattle University in 2019 with a double major in International Studies and Spanish.

Co-hosted with Elliott Bay Book Company. Free.