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.. /NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE I SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 1967 SARASOTA --A three-day Institute on International affairs, with em-phasis on the atudy of popular revolutions, opens on the New College campus Thurs-day at 8:00 P Organized and run by a student committee, the New College Institute on Foreign Affairs will bring to the campus four prominent figures in the field of international ffairs and also utilize Members of the faculty and graduate students from several foreign countries. Sessions at the three-day affair will probe into the nature of conte porary revolutionRry movements in nunber of areas of the world and particularly the forA&tion of United States foreign policy toward the Leading speakers at the Institute will be Dr. Joseph E. Black, Director for the Social Sciences, Rockefeller Foundation; Dr. Fred c. Burke, Director, Pro-gram of Eastern African Studies, The Maxwell School of Citizen hip and Public Af fairs, Syr cuae University; Dr. Stefan Possony, Director, International Political Studie Progra, Hoover Institution at Stanford University; Dr. DAvid Neleon Rowe, Professor of Politic 1 Science and Director, Graduate Studies in International RE1 tion Yale Univereity; and Dr. John Spanier, Asaoeiate Professor of Political Science and Director, Inetitute of Int rnational Relatione, University of Florida. Students fro campuse8 throughout the South have been invited to attend the Institute, which also is open to the public for a nominal registration fee. -more-
NEW COLLEGE Page 2 The Institute open Thurday evening with welcoming remarks by New Col lege President John and an address on "Popular Revolutions in Today'a World, .. by Dr. Spanier. A full day ia planned Friday with three addresses and two seminar sessions. Dr. Rowe will lead off the day with a talk on "China nd the Far !ast in a 'Revolutionary World." His talk will be follOifed by a series of seminars on na-tionalislll, the kaerican stance in popular revolutions, the communist stance, and on internal conditions existing in revolutions. A luncheon address by Dr. Possony on "Communist Influence in Popular Revolutions" will be followed by a series of seminars dealing with those area of the world aoet frequently disturbed by such revolutions -Atriea, Latin America, and the Far East. After dinner, Dr. Burke will speak on "Tribalism and the Nation-State in Africa." On Saturday, leaders of each of the se inars on Thursday will report on their group sessions to open the day. Then the major participants in the Institute will form a panel to discuss the whole area of popular revolutions. Dr. Black will close the Institute with an after-luncheon address enitled, "Beyond Popular 'Revolutions." Some of the objectives of the Institute are to examine the nature and forces of such revolutions and particularly the d4tfmmaa they present to the formu lation of United Stat e Foreign Policy. The ltudent committee organized the entire Institute, secured the speaker, and obtained a special grant from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation plus funds fro the Student Activity Fund to carry out the program.
NEW COLLEGE Page 3 Serving on the comaittee, which is advised by Dr. Rollin G. Posey, chairman of the Division of Social Sciences and professor of political science at New ar Carol Ann Childress Charles n. Hamilton, David Moore, Ken neth Moore, Anna Navarro, and Charles Raeburn. Member of the New College Co ity participating in the Institute are Dr. Laszlo De 1 who participated in the anti-Communist Hungarian uprising and now ia aeaiatant profaaaor of hiatory; Mrs. John Elmendorf, who has set up student progra in several Lat1D eriean countries and recently visited th Dominican Republic under the auapiees of th u. s. State Department; Yllliam Furlong, formerly with the Institute of Public Ad'IDinistration ou a study in Peru and now a tucor in political science; Dr. George Mayer, professor of history and a former Fulbright Scholar in India. Three graduate students, each repre1enting a different area of the world, alao will be pr sent. They are Hartin Anochie, a citizen of Ntseria and a atudent at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University; Robert Van Lauwen, born in Indonesia, now a student at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affaira, Princeton University; and Mrs. Ieda Siqueira Wiard fro Brazil, now a atudent in political cience at the University of Florida. All sessions will be held in Hamilton Center on the college's East Registration cay be made either preceding the 8 p.m. Thursday a asion or by application to the Division of Social Sciences by mail or telephone. -3o-