Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

La abolición de "Pies secos, pies mojados" y el futuro de la emigración en Cuba. Una mirada desde la cultura

April 19th, 2017
5:00 PM

Location
Newcomb 407

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese presents a talk by Alex Fleites titled “La abolición de “Pies secos, pies mojados” y el futuro de la emigración en Cuba. Una mirada desde la cultura.”

The talk will be in Spanish.

Alex Fleites is a poet, art curator, narrator, and jornalist. He has been the editor of important publications in Cuba including El Caimán Barbudo, Cine Cubano, Unión y Arte Cuban. For many years he also directed the cultural page for the paper Juventud Rebelde.

Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. For information contact Marilyn Miller mgmiller@tulane.edu

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The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University are proud to announce a two-week summer educator institute exploring the geography, culture and history of Cuba. For an educator, Cuba is rich with lessons to bring into the classroom. This program highlights the important historical and cultural connections between the United States and Cuba. Participants will explore key sites and meet local experts and artists who will provide unique insight for educators who teach such subjects as U.S./Latin American Relations, World Geography, World History, and Spanish among others. Come and visit the site of the historic Bay of Pigs, explore Milton Hershey’s sugar plantation and hear firsthand about the Cuban national literacy campaign from the teachers themselves.

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