Cuba Studies

2020 Nov 12

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

11:00am


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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2020 Nov 05

Libertades literarias: Afrolatinoamérica escribe. Conversación con Nancy Morejón

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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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2020 Oct 15

The Mariel Effect: Social and Racial Tensions in South Florida in the Wake of the Boatlift

11:00am


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Speakers: Julio Capó, Jr., PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History and Deputy Director, Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab, Florida International University; Antonio López, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of English, George Washington...

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2020 Oct 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


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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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2020 Oct 02

Afrocubanas: Translating Black Cuban Feminisms

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Speaker: Dr. Devyn Spence Benson, Associate Professor of Africana and Latin American Studies and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, Davidson College
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies; Chair, Cuba Studies Program...

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2020 Sep 17

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

11:00am


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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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2020 Oct 30

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

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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

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

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2020 Sep 18

Seeing Things as They Are: Annotating African in Cuban Art

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, 2020-2021 Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute and the Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University

The lecture will cover a global debate on Western representations of...

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The Cuba Studies Program welcomes Visiting Fellows for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

August 19, 2020

The Cuba Studies Program is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Petra Kuivala, Ambassador (ret.) Jeffrey DeLaurentis, and Professor Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz as Visiting Fellows at Harvard University. Their work is closely related to Cuba and they will be collaborating with the Cuba Studies Program during the academic year of 2020-2021.

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speakers: Veronica Figueroa, Profesora Asociada del Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile; 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...

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