The 2nd edition of the Symposium “Black memories and preservation of the Afro-Brazilian heritage of Santa Catarina” will take place this Thursday (09), at 7:30 pm, in auditorium II of block F4 at Univali. Entry is free and the event guarantees certification. To register, simply click here.
The initiative seeks to value research on Afro-Brazilian heritage and culture and encourage new research and perspectives on the Afro-Brazilian presence in the region. This edition’s main theme is the “Festival of Our Lady of the Rosary: Intangible Heritage of Itajaí”.
The symposium will have as speakers: José Bento Rosa da Silva, researcher at Festa do Rosário; Normélio Pedro Weber, president of the Itajaí Municipal Cultural Heritage Council and superintendent of the Itajaí Foundations; and Salete Aparecida dos Santos, vice-coordinator of the Afro Manoel Martins dos Passos Center.
The event, held by the Univali History course with the support of the Itajaí Cultural Foundation, will spark reflections on the cultural heritage and history of Itajaí. It will also discuss important themes for Afro-Brazilian identities in Santa Catarina, such as gender, musicality, religiosity and sociability.