Canisius Hosts Latin American Political Sociologist

March 11, 2013


BUFFALO, NY − Canisius College presents a lecture by Rev. Gustavo Morello, S.J., assistant professor of sociology at Boston College, on Monday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. in the Regis Room South of the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center. Father Morello’s talk, entitled “Catholicism and Human Rights in Latin America: The Argentine Case since the 1960s,” is free and open to the public.

Father Morello specializes in religion, trans-national sociology (Latin America) and political sociology. He researches the relationships between Catholics and politics in Argentina and Latin America’s recent history. Father Morello has published dozens of scholarly articles, most recently in The Bulletin of Latin American Research Review, Politics and the Religious Imagination and Philosophy and Social Criticism.

The event is co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program, The Latin American Students & Friends Club, The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures and The William H. Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs & Leadership. For more information, contact M. Fernanda Astiz, PhD, director of Latin American Studies at (716) 888-3724.

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit universities in the nation and the premier private university in Western New York