ICS: Reinaldo L. Román Lectures on Religion, Miracles and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico

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 a conversation with historian Dr. Reinaldo L. Román (University of Georgia) on his book Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956 (The University of North Carolina Press, 2007). Also participating will be Dr. Juan José Baldrich (sociologist), Dr. Rafael López Valdés (anthropologist) and Dr. Fernando Picó (historian). Dr. Jorge Giovannetti Torres will serve as moderator. The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 8, 2010, 1:00pm – 3:00n at Amphitheater CRA 108 (Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building), School of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras.

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

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