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

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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

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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 watch the recording, click here

Speakers: 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 Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Moderated by: ...

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