Cuba Studies

2021 Jul 26

The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
8:00am to 4:00pm

8:00am to 4:00pm


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In the field of health practices enlivened by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence of variants of the SarsCov-2 virus, the lack of sufficient vaccines and the uncontrolled infection in Brazil, the response to the pandemic has depended on the participation and production of researchers from various areas and the involvement of community leaders in the social response. The objective of this international seminar, the...

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Joint Statement on Human Rights in Cuba

June 2, 2021


Statement from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, and the Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Harvard University, on human rights in Cuba 

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As research and teaching units that maintain longstanding relations of collaboration and exchange with Cuban colleagues and institutions, we want to express our strong condemnation of recent repression by the Cuban government against artists and activists seeking...

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2021 May 21

Art, Activism, Censorship: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera

12:00pm


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Speaker: Tania Bruguera, artist and activist
Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director, Cultural Agents Initiative; Karina Ascunce González, Harvard College '22; Co-President of Cuban-American Undergraduate Students Association (CAUSA); Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert...

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2021 May 10

Belmont World Film presents the Cuban film AGOSTO. New England Film Premiere

7:30pm


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A Cuban teenager, the primary caretaker for his beloved grandmother, develops his first crush during the summer of 1994, when the collapse of the Soviet Union and the ensuing shortage of food, supplies, and electricity compel people to make the perilous journey to the US by boat. Set in the director's rural hometown of Gibara and loosely based on his...

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2021 Apr 16

Art, Activism, Censorship: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera

12:00pm

Speaker: Tania Bruguera, artist and activist
Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish, Harvard University; Karina Ascunce González, Harvard College '22; Co-President of Cuban-American Undergraduate Students Association (CAUSA); Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies and of History, Harvard University

Presented in collaboration...

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2021 Feb 26

IAP-UAM Lecture Series with Manuel Barcia: "The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Slave Trade"

12:00pm to 1:00pm


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Speaker: Manuel Barcia, Chair of Global History, University of Leeds
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African an African American Studies; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center...

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2021 Feb 04

El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After. Diplomacia por la Libertad: Embajador Ernesto Pinto en conversación con Leticia Callava

11:00am


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

Speakers: Embajador Ernesto Pinto-Bazurco Rittler, Abogado, escritor y antiguo Jefe de la Misión Diplomática del Perú en Cuba; Leticia Callava, Periodista y activista
Moderated by: Elizabeth Cerejido,...

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2021 Mar 26

Book presentation Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Michael J. Bustamante, Assistant Professor of History at Florida International University
Discussant: María de Los Angeles Torres, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of...

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