Mark L. Grover will speak Wednesday (March 19) at the "International Forum Series" in the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University.
Grover, a Latin American Studies bibliographer at the Harold B. Lee Library, will lecture on "The Maturing Oak: the Dynamics of Latter-day Saint Growth in Latin America" at noon in the Kennedy Center Conference Room on the main level of the Herald R. Clark Building.
Grover has an extensive background in Latin American studies. He was the president of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials. He was also the project coordinator for the Latin American Studies Research Resources Pilot Project for the Association of Research Libraries.
He has written more than 30 articles in his discipline and was awarded the T. Edgar Lyon Best Article Award from the Mormon History Association.
He received a doctorate from Indiana University in 1985. He joined the BYU staff in 1973 as a library faculty member.
The "International Forum Series" at The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies provides prominent speakers who prepare students for practical experience and career opportunities. Information on upcoming speeches can be found on the center's online calendar at http://kennedy.byu.edu/calendar.html.
Writer: Liesel Enke