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Afro-Latino Cultural Heritage: The Blood that Unites Us Is Thicker than the Waters that Divide Us

Due to the expansive institution of slavery, African influences are pervasive in most Latin American countries, although rarely referenced in contemporary textbooks. Salem Spanish professor Krishauna Hines-Gaither celebrates the diversity of Spanish-speaking countries and recognizes the African influences and contributions that have shaped such diversity while presenting history and culture through film clips, literature, music and interviews conducted with Afro-Latino women. Free event. Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Events
When Sep 25, 2012
from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library
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Contact Phone 336/917-5493
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Due to the expansive institution of slavery, African influences are pervasive in most Latin American countries, although rarely referenced in contemporary textbooks. Salem Spanish professor Krishauna Hines-Gaither celebrates the diversity of Spanish-speaking countries and recognizes the African influences and contributions that have shaped such diversity while presenting history and culture through film clips, literature, music and interviews conducted with Afro-Latino women. Free event.

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Events

 

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