Seeking Presenter: SECOLAS

Proposed Panel for SECOLAS 2020, Austin, Texas, March 5-7

Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)

Panel title: “The Columbian Exchange: Latin America’s Gifts of Foods, Tastes, and Pleasures to the World”

Chair and commentator: Micheal Tarver, Arkansas State Archive

Second presenter and paper title:

Third presenter and paper title: James D. Henderson, Coastal Carolina University, “’All the Fruits, Plants and Grains Produced by the Earth,’: The New World’s Botanical Gifts to the Old”

Panel abstract:

            This panel explores the Columbian Exchange in terms of Latin America’s importance to world

culture at the levels of botany, the culinary arts, and . . . . .

Biographical notes on contributors:

            James Henderson is a past-President of SECOLAS who has published extensively in the areas of Colombian and Latin American history.  He is presently writing a book-length study of Latin America in the making of the modern world.

Contact information on panelists:

James D. Henderson, Email henderj@coastal.edu  Cell phone: (843) 457-2288.  Mailing address:

            3719 Indigo Run

            Conway, South Carolina 29526