Conference: The Caribbean beyond the Palm Trees / (Re)visiting Caribbean Identities

The Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP) invites the academic community and the general public to the conference “El Caribe más allá de las palmeras: (re)visitando las identidades caribeñas” [The Caribbean beyond the Palm Trees: (Re)visiting Caribbean Identities] with Professor Bárbara I. Abadía Rexach (Department of Sociology and Anthropology).The conference will be held on Monday, May 23, from 9:00am to 5:00pm in Amphitheatre CRA 108 (Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building), School of Social Sciences, Puerto Rico-Río Piedras.

Students from the anthropology course ANTR 3035: Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean will present their research projects. Presenters include Sofía Adaime, Edward Aponte, Yaritza Caraballo, Stephanie Colón, Paola Díaz, Rubén García, Fernando Mercado, Juan Miranda, John Nevárez, Elissa Nieves, Arachristie Otero, José A. Pagán, Zoika Rivera, José J. Rivera, Daniel Rodríguez, Cristina Rodríguez, Mayra Román, Janibet Rosario, Manuel Santiago, Roberto Santiago, Norman Vega, and Celinés Villegas.

This activity will be broadcast LIVE online via Comments and suggestions on this presentation will be very welcome at

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

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