Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Cambios en Cuba: Relaciones actuales entre el estado y la cultura

January 22nd, 2013
5:00-6:30 PM

Location
Jones Hall 100A

The author will highlight key events in the partnership between the Cuban revolutionary government and the country’s celebrated artists, musicians and writers, and discuss the wide-scale changes that economic restructuring and new political priorities are likely to produce in the cultural sector. Alex Fleites is a poet, screenwriter, art curator, narrator, and journalist. He has served as editor-in-chief of El Caimán Barbudo and other emblematic Cuban publications, and for several years directed the cultural page of Juventud Rebelde. Admission is free and open to the public.
This event is being sponsored by the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at Tulane University. For more information please contact Marilyn Miller, mgmiller@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5518. A reception will follow.

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year, the conference topic is meant to challenge academics and activists to move beyond critiques and recommendations of how to address modern days issues, and instead articulate a vision of and for the future.

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