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    El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After presents PLUMA Y PLUMERO: PALABRAS Y PAPELES DE REINALDO ARENAS PRESENTED BY RENÉ CIFUENTES


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speaker: Rene Cifuentes, escritor y fundador de la revista "Mariel"

    Desde su llegada a Nueva York como refugiados en 1980, Reinaldo Arenas y René Cifuentes formaron una íntima y jocosa amistad que duraría hasta los últimos años del...

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    The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America


    This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

    Speakers: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
    Moderated by: ...

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    Libertades literarias: Afrolatinoamérica escribe. Conversación con Nancy Morejón


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speaker: Nancy Morejón, Cuban poet, critic, and essayist
    Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Director of Graduate Studies In Spanish, Harvard University

    Coordinado con el seminario "Libertades literarias:...

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    The Resurgence Of The Right: Evaluating The Impact Of The Trump Policies On The Opinion Towards Cuba And Its Government Within The Cuban Diaspora Of South Florida

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    Speaker: Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research

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    In-House Open House


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    Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

    Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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    CHC's El efecto Mariel Series - Before, During, and After: The Exile Community Responds: Solidarity and Stigmatization


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    Speakers: Siro del Castillo, Human Rights Advocate and Community Leader on Immigrant Issues; Danielle Clealand, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latino Studies, University of Texas at Austin; Monika Gosin, PhD, Associate Professor...

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    CHC Mariel Webinar Series - The Boatlift Unfolds: Perspectives from both sides of the Florida Straits


    This event is virtual and a portion will be presented in Spanish. To register, please click here.

    Join us for the second in our webinar series addressing the antecedents, unfolding, and aftermath of the 1980 Mariel Boatlift. In this program, panelists will offer unique perspectives on the unfolding...

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    CANCELED: The Resurgence of the Right: Evaluating the impact of the Trump policies on the opinion towards Cuba and its government within the Cuban diaspora of South Florida

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University

    Moderator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University

    The work presents the results of the most recent Cuba Poll, (November 2018) and compares the details with the opinions compiled by the research...

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    Music Workshop / Síntesis: Una visión de la herencia musical afro-cubana

    Location: 

    Library Theater in McKinlock Hall (Leverett House) 25 Mill Street, Cambridge MA 02138
    Image of Sintesis

    Síntesis is one of the emblematic ensembles of contemporary Cuban music, due to the richness, variety and conceptual structure of their sonic style. Sintesis music pioneered the fusion of Afro-Cuban musical traditions with contemporary jazz and rock in the late 1970s. They are among the most recognized and popular...

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