ICS Hosts a Day Focusing on the Relationship between Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico

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The Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP) and its Conferencias Caribeñas 14 lecture series invites the academic community and the general public to a “Day on the Relationship between Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.” This full-day event will take place on March 13, 2014, at the Manuel Maldonado Denis Amphitheatre (CRA 108) of the Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

A Conversation on the Book Historia Dominicana  (10:00am-12:00pm)

Orlando Inoa (author), Editorial Letra Gráfica, Dominican Republic

Dr. Pedro San Miguel, historian, School of Humanities, UPR-RP

Dra. Lidia Marte, anthropologist, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP

Dra. Elissa L. Lister (moderator), Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín

Economy, Trade and Society between Haiti and the Dominican Republic  (1:00pm-3:30pm)

Dr. Paul Latortue, economist, School of Business Administration, UPR-RP—”Crecimiento y comercio desbalanceado en La Española, 1960-2013″

Dr. Miguel Ceara Hatton, economist, Centro José Luis Alemán & Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra—”La sentencia 168-13 en el contexto de las relaciones Dominico-Haitiano”

Documentary Film (4:00pm-6:15pm)

Prof. Sonia Fritz. Universidad del Sagrado Corazón—”Visa para un sueño, la migración de las mujeres dominicanas a Puerto Rico” (1990) (28min.)

Dr. Ruth Nina, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP—”Ojos que no ven…” (2013) (24min.)

Roundtable Discussion (6:30pm-9:00pm)—“La guagua va en reversa”: Realidades de la comunidad dominicana en Puerto Rico [The air bus in reverse: Realities of the Dominican community in Puerto Rico]

Dr. Ruth Nina (moderator), School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP

Romelinda Grullón, Centro de la Mujer Dominicana, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

José Rodríguez, Comité Dominicano de Derechos Humanos

Carlos Roberto Gómez Beras, Isla Negra Editorial

This one-day conference 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

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