Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Contact: Dr. Tablante · email@example.com
Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall
Cost: Free and open to the public. Get Tickets
A lecture by Dr. Angel Quintero-Rivera
Salsa Music is one of the most exciting cultural expressions in the Americas, with deep and complex roots connecting the Caribbean and the U.S. Dr. Angel Quintero-Rivera, one of the most respected specialists in Salsa Music, will explore the historical, sociological, and cultural aspects behind this joyful musical rhythm.
Dr. Quintero-Rivera is a Professor at the Social Science Research Center at the University of Puerto Rico. He has published extensively on the historical sociology of Caribbean societies, mainly his own country of Puerto Rico. His work centers on the Sociology of Culture, Music and Popular festivities, Urban Studies, and Social Movements.Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.