ICS Lecture: “El diario de Edward Bliss Emerson en St. Croix y Puerto Rico”


As part of its Conferencias Caribeñas 13 lecture series, the Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture “El diario de Edward Bliss Emerson en St. Croix y Puerto Rico: Salud, comercio y discursos hegemónicos y subalternos transnacionales, 1831-1834” [The Journal of Edward Bliss Emerson in St. Croix and Puerto Rico: Health, Commerce, Hegemonic Discourses and Transnational Subalterns, 1831-1834] by Dr. José G. Rigau Pérez (UPR-Medical Sciences), Dr. Silvia E. Rabionet (UPR- Medical Sciences), Dr. Annette B. Ramírez de Arella­no (UPR- Medical Sciences), Lic. Wilfredo A. Géigel (University of the Virgin Islands-St. Croix), Dr. Alma Simounet (UPR-RP), and Dr. Raúl Mayo Santana (UPR- Medical Sciences).

This activity will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 1:00 to 3:30pm in Amphitheatre Manuel Maldonado Denis (CRA 108) of the Carmen Rivera de Alvarado (CRA) Building, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

Lecturers and Topics are:

Dr. José G. Rigau Pérez—“El diario transnacional de Edward Bliss Emerson: St. Croix, Puerto Rico y Nueva Inglaterra, 1831-1834”

Dr. Silvia E. Rabionet—“Una estrella entre tantas: Apuntes biográficos de Edward B. Emerson”

Dra. Annette B. Ramírez De Arellano—“Ideología y etiología en el tratamiento de la Tisis: El caso de Edward B. Emerson”

Lic. Wilfredo A. Géigel—“Edward B. Emerson: El turista médico del Siglo XIX”

Dra. Alma Simounet—“Lo bueno, lo malo y lo peor: La construcción del “otro” en el diario caribeño de E. B. Emerson de 1831-1832”

Dr. Raúl Mayo Santana—“Los silencios trágicos de Edward Bliss Emerson ante el abismo de la Tuberculosis”

This lecture will be broadcast LIVE online through the following website: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cc71

Comments and suggestions on this presentation will be welcome at: iec@uprrp.edu

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

Also see the Institute of Caribbean Studies on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#%21/pages/Instituto-de-Estudios-del-Caribe-UPR/146169468754542?ref=sgm

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