Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Cuban Studies Bibliography

  • El Amor a la Ciudad. Alejo Carpentier. Madrid: Santillana, c1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1799 .H34 C37 1996
  • Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana. Stephanie Elizando Griest. New York: Villard, c2004.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN4874.G747 A3 2004
  • Ay, Cuba!: A Socio-erotic Journey. Andrei Codrescu; photographs by David Graham. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .C63 1999
  • Baracoa: Where Cuba Begins: from the original Baracoa: donde Cuba comienza. by Miguel A. Castro Machado. St. Augustine, Fla.: St. Augustine-Baracoa Friendship Association, c2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1849 .B2 C3713 2001
  • Cartas desde Cuba. Fredrika Bremer; [traducción, Matilde Goulard de Westberg]. Ciudad de La Habana: Fundación Fernando Ortiz, c2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1763 .B732518 2002
  • Che’s Chevrolet, Fidel’s Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba> Richard Schweid. Chapel Hill; London: University of North Carolina Press, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: TL33.C83 S38 2004
  • Cerca de la Habana: Crónicas Cubanas. Abel Gilbert. Buenos Aires: Grupo Editorial Norma, 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1799 .H34 G55 1997
  • 100 Famosos en La Habana. Leonardo Depestre Catony. La Habana: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1799 .H357 D47 1999
  • Conversations With Cuba. C. Peter Ripley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .R56 1999
  • Cuba. texto y fotografías, Enric Balasch i Blanch. [3a. ed. rev. y ampliada] Barcelona: Editorial Laertes, 1991.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .B35 1991
  • Cuba, 1994 Post Report. [Rev. Oct. 1994.] Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of State, 1994.
    Location: H-T Gov Docs: S 1.127:C 89/994
  • Cuba 1995: vivencias personales. Enrique L. Doriga Lima, Peru: Universidad del Pacífico, Centro de Investigación, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: [in processing 12-97; check OPAC]
  • Cuba 2000: Castrismo, turismo, negocios. Juan Jose Hernandez. Madrid: Editorial Noesis, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1788 .H443 1999
  • Cuba : A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture. Emily Hatchwell, Simon Calder. London: Latin America Bureau, 1995.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1788 .H37 1995
  • Cuba: A Journey. Jacobo Timerman. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1990.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1788 .T5313 1990
  • Cuba Diaries: An American Housewife in Havana. Isadora Tattlin. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .T38 2002
  • Cuba en bicicleta. Gabriel Pernau; [traducción, Gabriel Pernau] Barcelona, España: Ediciones B, 2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .P48618 2000
  • Cuba: Going Back. Tony Mendoza. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .M46 1999
  • Cuba, Island of Paradox. R. Hart Phillips. New York, McDowell, Obolensky [1959]
    Location: H-T LAL: 972.91063 P562c
  • Cuba: True Stories. edited by Tom Miller. San Francisco, CA: Travelers’ Tales, 2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .C85 2001
  • Cuban Color in Tourism and La Lucha: An Ethnography of Racial Meanings. L. Kaifa Roland. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
    Location: H-T LAL: G 155 .C9 R65 2011
  • A Cuban Journey. Lee Chadwick. London: Dobson, 1975.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.2.C5 1975
  • Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution. Alma Guillermoprieto. New York: Pantheon Books, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: F1765.3 .G85 2004
  • Driving Through Cuba: An East-West Journey. Carlo Gobler. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1988.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .G42 1988
  • The Habana Café Cookbook. Josefa Gonzalez-Hastings; ed. by Andria Kuzeff. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: TX 716 .C8 G66 2004
  • La Habana no es una isla: crónica de un corresponsal en Cuba. Vicenç Sanclemente. [Barcelona]: Jaque Mate Comunicación, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .S26 2002
  • Havana: A Cultural and Literary Companion. Claudia Lightfoot. New York: Interlink Books, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: [1 Copy Ordered as of 04-21-05: check library catalog]
  • Havana Dreams: A Story of Cuba. Wendy Gimbel. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1788.22 .R47 G56 1998
  • Havana, the Magic of My City. Carmen R. Alfonso Hernández. Vedado, La Habana: P. de la Torriente, 1999.
    Location; H-T LAL: F 1799 .H34 A5413 1999
  • Hemingway in Cuba. Hilary Hemingway and Carlene Brennen. New York: Rugged Land, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL PS 3515 .E37 Z61718 2003
  • Impressions of Cuba in the Nineteenth Century: The Travel Diary of Joseph J. Dimock. ed. by Louis A. Perez. Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1763 .D56 1998.
  • Invención de la Habana. Emma Alvarez-Tabío Albo. Barcelona: Editorial Casiopea, 2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: PQ 7372 .A48 2000
  • La isla de Cuba: primera parte. J.B. Rosemond de Beauvallon. Santiago de Cuba: Editorial Oriente, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1763 .R818 2002
  • Last Dance in Havana: The Final Days of Fidel and the Start of the New Cuban Revolution. Eugene Robinson. New York; London: Free Press, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: F1765.3 .R63 2004
  • El libro de oro: Cuba. textos de Renato Recio, Eduardo Jiménez y Milena Recio. Florencia, Italia: Editrice Bonechi; La Habana, Cuba: Editorial José Martí; Distribuido por Empresa Ediciones Cubanas, c1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .R43 1999
  • Looking at Cuba: Essays on Culture and Civil Society. Rafael Hernandez; transl. by Dick Cluster. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, c2003.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Manuel Altolaguirre en La Habana, (1939-1943). Antonio Hens Porras. El Vedado, Ciudad de la Habana: Ediciones Unión, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: PQ 6601 .L75 Z678 2004
  • Mi Habana querida. crónicas de Fernando Dávalos; fotos de Arnaldo Santos. [La Habana, Cuba]: Editorial SI-MAR, c1999.
    Location; H-T LAL: F 1799 .H34 D39 1999
  • Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba. Christopher P. Baker. Washington, D.C.: Adventure Press/National Geographic, c2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .B34 2001
  • Mis tres adioses a Cuba: diario de dos viajes. Ani Mestre. Miami, Fla,: Ediciones Universal, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .M48 1999
  • My Kind of Place: Travel Stories From a Woman Who’s Been Everywhere. Susan Orlean. New York: Random House, c2004.
    Location: H-T Stacks: G465 .O75 2004
  • New Year in Cuba: Mary Gardner Lowell’s Travel Diary, 1831-1832. edited with an introduction by Karen Robert. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society; Northeastern University Press, c2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1763 .L69 2003
  • Le peuple cubain aux prises avec son histoire: qué Viva Cuba! Michèle Villanueva. Paris: Harmattan, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .V55 2004
  • The Reader’s Companion to Cuba. San Diego; London: Harcourt Brace & Co., c1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1763 .R43 1997
  • Real Life in Castro’s Cuba. Catherine Moses. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, c2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .M68 2000
  • Six Days in Havana. James A. Michener. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1799.H34 M5 1989
  • This is Cuba: An Outlaw Culture Survives. Ben Corbett. Cambridge, Mass.: Westview Press, c2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: HN 203.5 .C67 2002
  • Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro’s Cuba. Tom Miller. New York: Atheneum; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, c1992.
    Location; H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .M55 1992
  • Viaje a los ínferos americanos: por tierras de México, Venezuela y Cuba. Agapito Maestre. Madrid: Tecnos, c2003.
    Location; H-T LAL: F 1409.3 .M338 2003
  • Waiting for Fidel. Christopher Hunt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1765.3 .H86 1998

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Film Screening: El Súper with filmmaker Iván Acosta

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The 1979 film version of Cuban filmmaker Ivan Acosta’s award-winning play El Súper, which gained critical and international success for its depiction of exiled Cubans in New York City, will be screened. Mr. Acosta will be in attendance and a discussion in English will follow. Iván Acosta is a playwright, filmmaker, and creative director originally from Santiago de Cuba, now in New York City. His creative endeavors include documentaries, plays, films, and books, and he’s served as writer, director, and producer, among other roles.

A small reception will follow the screening. Seating may be limited. Admission is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/1979/04/29/archives/the-screen-el-super-a-cubanamerican-tale-the-cast.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Equity speaker series to host panel on navigating immigrant relations in the current political climate

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The Center for Academic Equity at Tulane University is proud to present Border Li(n)es: Excluding, Extracting, and Expelling Immigrants in the Southern U.S. on September 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM as part of the Equity Speaker Series.

Following a summer of turbulent immigration relations in the United States, the Fall 2018 Equity Speaker Panel will focus on immigration on our Southern border and will feature specialists whose experiences vary from grassroots to professorial work. Panelists will include Josiah Heyman, Director of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies, Ronald Martinez, New Orleans immigrant activist and spokesperson for the Congress of Day Laborers, Hiroko Kusuda, Clinical Professor and Director of Immigration Law at the Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola, and Laila Hlass, Clinical Professor of Law at Tulane Law School and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies.

These four distinguished speakers will share the stage of Freeman Auditorium to discuss the drastic variation in immigrant relations across the national, regional, and local spaces and ways that members of American society may become engaged in or change the now toxic and polarized political climate. This inaugural discussion will be followed by a question and answer session.

See also Tulane New Wave for more information and a description of the event.




Cover photo from CNN story What the US-Mexico border looks like before Trump’s wall.

Mexican Cultural Institute's new exhibition features Hispanic women artists' empowerment and identity

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The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans in collaboration with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the opening of the groundbreaking exhibition Hispanic Women Making Art: Creative Empowerment and Identity. The exhibition will feature artists Verónica Bapé, Belinda Flores-Shinshillas, Ana Hernandez, Josephine Sacabo, Laura Velez and Luba Zygarewicz and is curated by Marcela Correa, MFA.

The opening reception will be held on September 26 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The exhibition will be open beginning September 26 and continue through November 24, 2018. For more information, please visit the Mexican Cultural Institute website.

Cover photo is a work by Verónica Bapé from the series ABUNDANTE COSA 1 MES 1 ARTISTA.

In 2018 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico established the Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans. The primary objective of the Mexican Cultural Institute is to promote the image of Mexico by supporting cultural expressions in its broadest and fullest sense, including multidisciplinary forms like visual arts, music, performing arts, film, literature and gastronomy. The mission of the Cultural Institutes is to be protagonists of the cultural scene in their different host cities.


Iván Acosta book presentation: With A Cuban Song in the Heart / Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón

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Iván Acosta will present his memoir, With a Cuban Song in the Heart/ Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón, published by Un-Gyve Press, 2017. At this event, Mr. Acosta will incorporate his favorite Cuban songs in a musical and historical journey. His book features artwork from 280 album covers in his private collection and weaves a rich narrative combining real life experiences from his childhood in Santiago, Cuba along with tidbits of local lore and historical references. His favorite songs will be performed by local performers during the presentation.
This fascinating presentation, starting at 6:00PM, will be held at Tulane University in the Freeman Auditorium of the Newcomb Art Building (in Newcomb Circle) New Orleans, LA, 70118. A book signing and reception will follow on Woodward Way, right outside the Freeman Auditorium and in the Newcomb Art Museum. The book will be available for purchase for $60.00.

This event is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/16/nyregion/public-lives-cuba-on-his-mind-the-dual-life-of-an-artist-exile.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Celebración Latina at the Audubon Zoo

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us at the Audubon Zoo for the 2018 Celebración Latina family festival to explore and celebrate the rich diversity of Latin America. Celebración Latina, presented by Pan-American Life Insurance Group, will be held at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field. It will offer a true taste of the Latin American culture with live music, children’s activities, and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans will sell hand crafts, and local social service, health, and education organizations will offer wellness, education, and social service information.

Celebración Latina is included with Zoo admission or Audubon membership. No outside food, beverages, or tents allowed. Portable chairs and blankets are welcomed.

Don’t forget to check out photos from past celebrations!

For more information, please visit the Audubon Zoo website.

Celebración Latina is sponsored in part by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Ron Austin & Associates.

New Orleans Jazz Museum to host transcribathon of Spanish and French colonial documents

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The New Orleans Jazz Museum will be hosing a “Colonial Documents Transcribathon” on Saturday, October 13. A transcribathon is an all-day event where lovers of language and history come together to transcribe and encode hand-written manuscripts. Transcribers will learn to use cutting-edge technology to transcribe documents from the museum’s collection of eighteenth-century French and Spanish colonial records. These transcriptions will help people around the world learn about the colonial history of New Orleans and its environs. The NOLA Jazz Museum Transcribathon will also feature live music, a bar, tours of the collections, a raffle with prizes, and invited speakers.

The events welcome brand-new and experienced transcribers with any level of French or Spanish, as well as anyone interested in learning more about the Jazz Museum’s one-of-a-kind collection of colonial records.

To learn more and to RSVP, please event the official event website.