African Nations & Ethnic Identity in the Mina Coast & in Brazil: An Atlantic Comparative Approach
Thursday January 20, 2011
Avery Research Center, 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Dr. Luis Nicolau Pares, a visiting professor from Universidade Federal da Bahia and National Humanities Center Fellow, will present his research on the origin of some African ethnic groups currently living in Brazil and the Americas, and draw similarities in their methods of worship and way of life. Luis Nicolau Parés has a Ph.D. in Afro-Brazilian Religion from the University of London.