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Dreams Into Nightmares—Monsters of Latin American and Caribbean Folklore

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Applied Humanities presents “Dreams Into Nightmares—Monsters of Latin American and Caribbean Folklore” as part of the “Encanto: Everyday Magic” series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Join the center for presentations from scholars Dr. Barbara Ganson and Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins about the impact of stories about fantastic creatures and legends, such as El Chupacabra and La Llorona, from Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean cultures.

Dr. Barbara Ganson is a Professor of History and former Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins is the Dean of the NSU Farquhar Honors College and specializes in the Caribbean fantastic. She is the author of Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic.

Parking is available at the Alvin Sherman Library parking garage.

Funding for this series of programs is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Nova Southeastern University. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

October 4 @ 5:00 pm -
October 4 @ 6:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Barbara Ganson, Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University Dr. Andrea Shaw Nevins, Dean, NSU Farquhar Honors College
Event Fee:
Event Type:

Event Contact:

Marlisa Santos
(954) 262-8213

Event Venue:

Nova Southeastern University—Alvin Sherman Library
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
Davie, Florida 33314
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Venue Phone:
(954) 262-8213

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