Cuba Studies

2020 Oct 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

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 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

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

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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 Aug 13

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

11:00am


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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Yosvany Terry

Yosvany Terry

DIRECTOR OF JAZZ ENSEMBLES

Yosvany Terry, Senior Lecturer on Music / Director of Jazz Bands, is an internationally acclaimed Cuban musician, American composer, saxophonist,...

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