Providence College Podcast

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Summary

This week’s guest is Rev. David T. Orique, O.P., a member of the Providence College history faculty and Director of Latin American and Latina/o Studies. Father Orique, who grew up in a California agricultural community and worked in banking before becoming a Dominican, shares the story of his personal journey, along with insights about Dominican history and scholarship and some of his favorite things about living in New England. The interview begins with discussion of two July academic conferences Father is organizing on campus. The first is on the subject of Bartolome de Las Casas, the 16th century Spanish colonist who became a Dominican; it will be followed by the Third International Congress on the History of the Order of Preachers in the Americas.

Show Notes

This week’s guest is Rev. David T. Orique, O.P., a member of the Providence College history faculty and Director of Latin American and Latina/o Studies. Father Orique, who grew up in a California agricultural community and worked in banking before becoming a Dominican, shares the story of his personal journey, along with insights about Dominican history and scholarship and some of his favorite things about living in New England. The interview begins with discussion of two July academic conferences Father is organizing on campus. The first is on the subject of Bartolome de Las Casas, the 16th century Spanish colonist who became a Dominican; it will be followed by the Third International Congress on the History of the Order of Preachers in the Americas.

What is Providence College Podcast?

The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!