Cuba Studies

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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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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