Chan Centre Connects

Pre-show Talk with Dr. Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez

Free
Sat Nov 16 2019 7:15pm
Royal Bank Cinema

Free for Orquesta Akokán ticket holders. Space is limited and first come, first served.

Presented by the Chan Centre

The influence of Cuban music can be found in a variety of genres—from jazz to flamenco, from salsa to soul. In this talk, Dr. Victoriano will help put some of this influences into context, shining light on the music of Orquesta Akokán.

Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo) is an Associate Professor in the Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies at the University of British Columbia. Born in the Dominican Republic (1969), Dr. Victoriano graduated with a B. A. in law at the Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (Class of 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the area of Hispanic and Latin American Literatures in 2010. After graduation, he taught in the Department of Language Studies (University of Toronto Mississauga), the Caribbean Studies Program and the Latin American Studies Program (University of Toronto) from 2011 to 2019. His primary area of research are the literatures and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.

Free
Sat Nov 16 2019 7:15pm
Royal Bank Cinema

Free for Orquesta Akokán ticket holders. Space is limited and first come, first served.

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