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Economy of tourism in Costa Rica lecture topic

Geographer Ed Jackiewicz will present “The Cultural Economy of Tourism in Costa Rica” at 6 p.m. today in 212 MacMillan Hall.

Jackiewicz is assistant professor of geography and graduate coordinator of geography, California State University, Northridge. He will speak about how a community in north central Costa Rica is moderating the impacts of globalization in ways that appear sustainable and managed by the local people.

His talk is sponsored by the department of geography with support from the center for American and World Cultures' UniDiversity program, the Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture series and the Latin American studies program.

Date Published: 10/27/2005
Volume: 25   Number: 13

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