Cuba

Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)
Former DRCLAS Executive Committee member

 

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area...

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Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: +1 617-495-5982
alejandrodelafuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Chair, DRCLAS Cuba Studies Program
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute

Co-Chair, Cuban Studies Program

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race...

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104 Mount Auburn Street, 4R, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: +1 (617) 495-8508
2019 Feb 15

Havana's Noise and Rhythm: Understanding Afrocubaneity

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

104 Mt. Auburn Street 3R, Seminar Room

Speaker: Pablo D. Herrera Veitia, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

What is it like to be Afro-Cuban today? After more than a decade’s experience as an Afro-Cuban rap music producer, this is the question at the core of Herrera Veitia’s doctoral research in social anthropology. His presentation will explore how becoming a Hiphop practitioner vested him with a profound interest in the future of urban Afro-Cuban music in Havana. Following the question ‘What is Afro-Cubaneity?’ he...

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2019 Apr 12

The Scroll and the Revolution: The Dilemmas of Writing about the Jews of Cuba

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Behar ImageAlthough a miniature community of a thousand people, the Jews of Cuba have attracted wide attention for choosing to shoulder the responsibility of safeguarding the Jewish legacy. I will address the contradictions surrounding Cuba's Jews on the island as they forge a path between the scroll and the revolution, between...

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2019 Mar 01

Regímenes de bienestar en Cuba: mujeres y desigualdades

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Welfare Regimes ImageEl proyecto analiza el proceso de reforma cubano (2006-2018) desde un marco específico: los regímenes de bienestar. Con este lente, se exploran tres áreas: mercados laborales, políticas sociales y órdenes familiares. El análisis ayuda a mostrar cómo se están configurando las relaciones entre el Estado...

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2019 Feb 13

Student Info Session: Study Abroad Cuba

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office of International Education, 1414 Mass. Ave, 3rd Floor

Interested in Studying Abroad in Cuba during Fall 2019? Join our Info Session to learn about how!  

The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) in Cuba study abroad program introduces students to critical issues in Cuban culture and politics, through a semester of coursework at CASA Cuba and the Universidad de la Habana. Cuba Term-time...

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2019 Feb 05

Student Info Session: Study Abroad Cuba

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office of International Education, 1414 Mass. Ave, 3rd Floor

Interested in Studying Abroad in Cuba during Fall 2019? Join our Info Session to learn about how!  

The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) in Cuba study abroad program introduces students to critical issues in Cuban culture and politics, through a semester of coursework at CASA Cuba...

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Announcement

October 17, 2018

The Lown Scholars Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has opened applications for the Summer 2019 cohort. Since its establishment in 2008, The Lown Scholars Program has supported the work of more than fifty Lown Scholars from twenty countries. Our support has facilitated productive and long-term collaborations between Lown Scholars and Harvard faculty members.

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Rafael Queneditt at Harvard

The Rafael Queneditt Morales papers are now available at Harvard Libraries

September 27, 2018

The Rafael Queneditt Morales papers are now available at Harvard's Fine Arts Library. Rafael Queneditt Morales (1942–2016) was an important Cuban sculptor whose work centered on the celebration of Afro-Cuban culture in general and of Afro-Cuban spirituality in particular. His art combined the language of geometric abstraction with the use of traditional woodcarving to produce representations of Afro-Cuban religious rituals, deities and symbolism. He formed the art collective Grupo Antillano (1978–1983), creating a platform where distinguished visual artists,...

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2018 Oct 19

Cuba Studies Program: Reflections on Cuban Visual Arts: Race, Politics, and Institutional Development

12:00pm

 

This panel explores how Cuban visual arts constitutes an important platform to understand a wide range of historical and current socio-political issues. The presenters reflect on topics such as the relationship between figurative art, race, and nation, the transcultural dynamics of Cuba’s concrete art, the contributions of monographs to existing historiography, and the role of the Cuban Art Foundation in the development of national arts and society.

“Concrete Cuba”
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