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SAT. | 10.07.06 | 2-4PM | PAN-CARIBBEAN PERSPECTIVES ON MERENGUE

SAT. | 10.07.06 | 2-4PM | PAN-CARIBBEAN PERSPECTIVES ON MERENGUE

Merengue Leading specialists on music from the Caribbean will meet at El Museo del Barrio to discuss the socio- cultural extraction of merengue. New trends in the history of merengue may have profound implications on diverse social and humanistic issues, and may alter the musical map of the Caribbean.

 Participating panelists:
Merengue, Danza, and Meringue: Three Musical Versions of the Caribbean Contradanza | Edgardo Díaz Díaz PhD, Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

An Impious Passion Called Merengue, The Satanizacion of Merengue in the Caribbean in Century XIX | Darío Tejeda PhD, Director of the Institute for Caribbean Studies (INEC).

New Views on Merengue History | Paul Austerlitz PhD, Assistant Professor, Sunderman Conservatory  of Music, Gettysburg College.

Merengue Típico in New York and Santiago | Sydney Hutchinson, PhD Candidate, NYU.

Current Trends, the Influence of Hip-Hop and Reggaeton on Merengue | Angelina Tallaj, PhD Candidate Graduate Center, CUNY.

Moderator:
Peter Manuel PhD, Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY / Graduate Center, CUNY.

Teatro Heckscher of El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue(at 104th Street) New York, NY
212-831-7272 | www.elmuseo.org

ADMISSION:  FREE

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