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INTEC will recognize the ecclesiastical historian José Luis Sáez

The director in charge of the Historical Archive of the Archdiocese of Santo Domingo has carried out extensive work to rescue the history of the Catholic Church in the country and for many years taught in the Social Communication career.

INTEC will recognize the ecclesiastical historian José Luis Sáez

SANTO DOMINGO. - The standout ecclesiastical historian, philosopher, theologian, writer, film critic, university professor y priest from Jesus company, José Luis Sáez this will be recognized Friday November 22 by Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) during twenty fifth edition of recognition “A Day with an Author and his Work”, with which the university pays tribute to the life and work of men and women for their contributions in various fields.

The act, which organizes the Area of ​​Social Sciences and Humanities, will be held in the Julio Ravelo Hall of the INTEC Fountain, from the 8: 30 in the morning. During the activity, the students of the schools will have a leading role Secondary Babeque, Holy Teresita y Lux Mundi Educational Community, co-organizers of the event, as well as those of several INTEC careers.

The program will begin with the presentation “José Luis Sáez, the life behind his works”, by the Santa Teresita College; Next, the Lux Mundi educational community will present the performance “A trip with the father” and then, the students of the Babeque Secondary school will screen the documentary “José Luis Sáez: Rolling the story”. The act of recognition will continue with the presentation of documentary theater "Baptism of the slaves", starring the students of Salomé Ureña Center of Excellence, guest school in this edition.

The students of the career of Cinema and Audiovisual Communication of INTEC will present the micro documentary “Sáez: The value of a moment”, and then investigative journalists Angela Peña y Ana Mitila Lora will participate together with the historian José Chez Czech of the panel “José Luis Sáez: Three voices, three visions”, in which they will analyze their trajectory, life and contributions to society.

INTEC initiated the program "A Day with an Author and his Work" in the year 1995 with the objective of contributing to the strengthening of Dominican culture, through the recognition and promotion of leading figures in society. Some of those recognized through the Program are: Yvelisse Prats-Ramírez de Pérez, Juan Bolívar Díaz, Mariano Lebrón Saviñón, Marcio Veloz Maggiolo, Soucy de Pellerano, Mary Pérez de Marrazini, Iván García and Sr. Leonor Gibb, among others.

José Luis Sáez Ramo

Sáez was born in Valencia, Spain, the 21 of September of 1937. He lived in Madrid until 1954 when he moved to Santo Domingo and resumed trade studies at the School of Expert Accountants, where he obtained the Bachelor of Commercial Studies at 1956 and entered the newly opened Faculty of Economics and Finance of the University of Santo Domingo (1957-1958).

He obtained ordinary Dominican nationality on May 30 from 1967. From 1999, he is a member of the Dominican Academy of History, for which he has been the secretary for the second time since August of 2019. On March 31 of 1999, President Leonel Fernández granted him the Order of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella in the degree of Caballero, together with a group of journalists.

He was a professor for almost fifteen years of Cultural History at the Santo Tomás de Aquino Seminary, where he also taught during a liturgical expression course. Although since the summer of 1967 he had begun courses in film appreciation at the UASD, upon his definitive return to 1979, he won by competition the chair of Cinematic Journalism at the School of Journalism of the same university, and, although he changed the subject several times , the first semester of 2014 was still active as a professor of Iconographic Journalism.

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