Cuba Studies

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


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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...

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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


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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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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


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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


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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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