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**Please note: Due to the weather forecast and the anticipation of rain throughout most the day, we have moved Tuesday’s classes to Central Library. This course will take place in the Dweck Center’s 2nd Auditorium Conference Room located on the lower level of Central Library. You may access the Dweck Center from the main entrance taking the elevator or stairs down to the lower level or by the side entrance on Eastern Parkway immediately to the left of the main entrance and near the flag pole.

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This course lists and distinguish the different ideologies developed in Latin America from independence to the Spanish Empire. Topics include the concept of ideology, Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Nationalism/Populism, Neo- Indigenismo and Multiculturalism, and Socialism of the 21st century.

Roberto Garay earned his PhD in political science from The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 2004,  and his BA (Political Science) and MA in public International law from the Jose Matias Delgado University, San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. He currently works with an Information Technology Company in New Jersey.

In collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn Public Library presents University Open Air, a free, three-week series of classes beginning Tuesday, June 11th in Prospect Park’s former Rose Garden.

To access the Rose Garden, follow signs through Prospect Park's Grand Army Plaza entrance. 

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