The “Caribbean Cityscapes” will take place on Thursday, February 17, and Friday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m-5 p.m., at Rutgers University, New Brunswick Campus.
The conference will bring international experts and scholars to Rutgers to speak about how urban landscapes create a distinct experience for their inhabitants. The focus is on culture and society, architecture, environmental hazards, sustainability, preservation, political regimes, violence, security, and public education in the cities of Santo Domingo, Havana, San Juan, Kingston, and Port-au-Prince.
Thursday, February 17, 2-4 pm–Lecture: “Jewish Life in Cuba” by Cuban historian Maritza Corrales, CLAC at 122 College Avenue, CAC
Thursday, February 17, 5-8 pm–Reception at Douglass Lounge Douglass Student Center, DCC
Friday, February 18, 9 am-5 pm–Main conference program at the Special Events Forum, E.J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Conference organized by the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies. For more information or to register, please visit latcar.rutgers.edu.
This conference will be especially of interest to faculty and students interested in historical preservation.
For full program go to http://cfsucl.camden.rutgers.edu/CityScape/CaribbeanCityscapes.html