Cuba Studies

New Book on Cuban Economy Available for Pre-Order from Harvard University Press

November 17, 2017

The latest book publication of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) in partnership with the Harvard University Press (HUP) covers the current economic situation in Cuba and will be released to the public next month. The book is titled The Cuban Economy in a New Era: An Agenda for Change toward Durable Development and is available for pre-order on the HUP website. The Cuban Economy in a New Era is edited by Jorge I. Domínguez, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico at Harvard and Co-Chair of the Cuba Studies Program at DRCLAS; Omar Everleny Pérez...

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The Harvard Cubans Documentary Premiere Shares Untold Story of US-Cuba Relations with a Harvard Twist

November 2, 2017

By Julia Cohn '15

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) hosted the world premiere of the documentary Los Cubanos de Harvard (The Harvard Cubans) last Monday, October 23, during the inaugural Worldwide Week at Harvard (October 22-28, 2017). The 72-minute film was directed by Cuban journalist Danny González Lucena and produced by the Cuba Studies Program at DRCLAS. The Harvard Cubans tells the story of a group of nearly 1,300 Cuban schoolteachers who attended Harvard Summer School in 1900, an expedition that is considered to be the most significant...

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