Academic Year 2014-2015

Event Title

Voila! The Discovery of Hispaniola: Colonization and Cultural Identity of Two Nations

Location

Alvin Sherman Library, Second Floor Gallery

Start Date

20-11-2014 12:00 PM

End Date

20-11-2014 1:00 PM

Disciplines

Critical and Cultural Studies | Cultural History | Latin American History | Latin American Studies | Sociology of Culture

Description

This lecture will explore the concept of personal and cultural identity and highlight the discovery of Hispaniola, its subsequent colonization, and the events that have shaped its transformation. Two republics with a common heritage have shared the island of Hispaniola for more than five centuries. In spite of the many conflicts that have arisen through the years between the two nations, the cultural identities that have emerged on both sides of the island today undeniably point to a common ancestry.

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Nov 20th, 12:00 PM Nov 20th, 1:00 PM

Voila! The Discovery of Hispaniola: Colonization and Cultural Identity of Two Nations

Alvin Sherman Library, Second Floor Gallery

This lecture will explore the concept of personal and cultural identity and highlight the discovery of Hispaniola, its subsequent colonization, and the events that have shaped its transformation. Two republics with a common heritage have shared the island of Hispaniola for more than five centuries. In spite of the many conflicts that have arisen through the years between the two nations, the cultural identities that have emerged on both sides of the island today undeniably point to a common ancestry.