ICS: Lecture on the Garifunas and Anthropological Linguistics

As part of its Conferencias Caribeñas 6 lecture series, the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture entitled “Los garífunas y la lingüística antropológica” [The Garifunas and Anthropological Linguistics] by Dr. Santiago J. Ruiz (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, UPR-RP). Dr. Nicholas Faraclas (Department of English, UPR-RP), will serve as commentator. The lecture will take place on February 18, 2010, 1:00 – 3:00pm at Amphitheater CRA 108 (Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building), School of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras.

Santiago J. Ruiz holds a PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Florida. His research and publications center on language transmission and preservation strategies of the Garifuna in the Caribbean Basin.

For further information, you may call Dr. Humberto García Muñiz, Director, at (787) 764-0000, extension 4212, or write to iec@uprrp.edu

For more on the Institute of Caribbean Studies, see http://graduados.uprrp.edu/icaribe/

Photo from the Garifuna Heritage Foundation at http://www.garifunaheritagefoundation.com/369.html

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