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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Latin American Graduate Oraganization (LAGO) 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals

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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.

The LAGO Conference welcomes all disciplines and all approaches, as long as the project attempts to grapple with the idea of building something better. This is a Latin American Studies Conference, but creative writers, journalists, artists, performers, organizers, lawyers and healthcare providers as well as graduate students and other academics are welcome. Proposals are accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and English.

Deadlines: Abstracts of papers and projects are due November 25, 2017. Abstracts of papers or project descriptions must not exceed 300 words.

Please contact lago.tulane@gmail.com with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.