ICS Conference: Caribe Plurilingüe 9 / Multilingual Caribbean 9

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Caribe Plurilingüe [Multilingual Caribbean] is a one-day conference that provides an overview of research conducted by graduate students at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras on Caribbean languages. Co-sponsored, as part of the Conferencias Caribeñas 2017-18 series, by the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, the one-day conference will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, at Sala A Jorge Enjuto–Luis Palés Matos Building, School of Humanities, UPR-RP. Dr. Nicholas Faraclas and Dr. Dannabang Kuwabong (both from the Graduate Program in Linguistics and the English Department) are the moderators.

Because this year, the Institute of Caribbean Studies celebrates its 60-year anniversary, the conference will be dedicated to the Institute.

Here is the schedule:

Friday, 12 January 2018 • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sala A Jorge Enjuto – Edificio Luis Palés Matos • Facultad de Humanidades • UPR-Río Piedras

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

“Radio Isla y la terminación del espacio del  Sr. Francisco Javier Ruiz” Neusa Rodríguez Montemoiño

“A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media Coverage after Hurricane María” Alexandra Mihailovic Court & Luis Sánchez Galán

“María and the Media: Puerto Rico’s Governor Portrayed as a Hero” Miguel García

“La imagen militar en la prensa relacionada al huracán María” Gabriel E. Suárez

“Metaphor, Myth and María: Public Discourse and the Hurricane” Erika Marrero, Analucia Dos Santos, Joel Figueroa, Raedcavid de Jesús, Roberto Bunting, Micah Corum, & Nicholas Faraclas

Q & A

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

“Drama, Music, Visual Narrative and Disaster” Carmen Lourdes Aponte Guzmán

“What the Hurricane Whispered: Creative Writing after María” Carmen Milagros Torres Rivera

“Patriotism, Nationalism and Myth in a Time of Crisis in Puerto Rico” Edgar J. Nieves López

“María en Utuado” Paula Morales Santiago, Jorge González Roja, Adriana Rullán González, & Yazmin Sánchez Reyes

Q & A

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

“Metaphorical Deafness in the Anglophone Caribbean” Melissa Angus Baboun

“Bearing Witness and Rebelling: Ann M. Lim’s Portrayal of Violence in Jamaica” Michelle Ramos Rodríguez

“Epic as Discourse between the World Wars and the Digital Age” Héctor J. Mercado Soucy

“Eugenio María de Hostos’ Theater as Education Philosophy in 2017” Gabriel E. Suárez

Q & A

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

“Análisis discursivo de la representación de la mujer en la prensa y la sociedad” Mildred Carrasco Santos

“El discurso patriarcal con relación a la explotación sexual en Puerto Rico” José J. Aponte Andújar

“Free-Negroism: Doom of the Plantation as Anti-Emancipation Propaganda” Emmanuel Bravo

“Nollywood: The Surprising Success Story of Nigerian Cinema” Nicole Díaz

Q & A

Live transmission via: http://uprrp.edu

For comments and suggestions, feel free to write to iec.ics@upr.edu

Most of the previous Caribbean Conferences are available online at InternetArchive.org

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