Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Cuban Studies Bibliography

  • Anuario demográfico de Cuba. Republica de Cuba, Comité Estatal de Estadísticas, Dirección de Demografía. [Havana]: La Direccion, 1961-
    Location: H-T LAL: Closed Stacks (Ask in LAL Office)
    Call Number: HA 871 .A63 [latest=2000/01]
  • Anuario estadístico de Cuba. [La Habana]: Ministerio de Hacienda, Dirección General de Estadística, 1952-
    Location: H-T LAL: Closed Stacks (Ask in LAL Office)
    Call Number: HA 871 .D57a [latest=2002]
  • Comunicado acerca de los resultados preliminares del Censo nacional de población y viviendas de 1981. [Havana]: Republica de Cuba, Comité Estatal de Estadisticas, [1981]
    Location: H-T LAL: HA 871.5 1981a
  • Cuba: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. Susan Schroeder. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, c1982.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1778 .S37 1982 [Book currently reported as lost]
  • Cuba, Handbook of Trade Statistics. Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency. [Washington, D.C.]: The Directorate.
    Location: H-T LAL: HF 3321 .C83 [Library Has: 1992-1994]
  • Cuba en cifras. [La Habana]: Comité Estatal de Estadísticas, 1980-
    Location: H-T LAL: Closed Stacks (Ask in LAL Office)
    Call Number: HA 871 .C82 [latest=2002]
  • Cuba, estadísticas culturales. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales,
    Location: H-T LAL: NX 770 .C9 C82 [1987]
  • Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, Chile: United Nations, 1984.
    Location: H-T LAL Ref: HC161 .E36
  • Enfoque sobre la reciente economía cubana. coordinador, Eduardo Cuemca García. Madrid, España: Agualarga Editores, [1998].
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .E53 1998
  • Estadísticas quinquenales de Cuba, 1965-1980. [Havana]: Republica de Cuba, Comité Estatal de Estadísticas, [1982]
    Location: H-T LAL: HA 875 .E87 1982
  • Estudios y datos sobre la población cubana. Republica de Cuba, Comité Estatal de Estadísticas, Dirección de Demografía. Ciudad de la Habana: La Dirección.
    Location: H-T LAL: HB 3549 .E88 [latest=2001]
  • The Health Revolution in Cuba. Sergio Diaz-Briquets. Diaz-Briquets, Sergio. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983.
    Location: H-T LAL: HB1379.D52 1983
  • International Historical Statistics: The Americas 1750-1988. Mitchell, B. R. [2nd ed.] New York, N.Y. : Stockton Press, 1993.
    Location: H-T Ref: HA 175 .M52 1993
  • Latin American Population and Urbanization Analysis: Maps and Statistics, 1950 1982. Los Angeles, Calif.: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, c1984.
    Location: H-T LAL Ref: HB3530.5.W54 1984
  • La lucha por la salud en Cuba. coordinado por Leopoldo Araújo Bernal, José Lloréns Figueroa. México : Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 1985.
    Location: H-T LAL: RA412.5.C85 L83 1985
  • Mujeres latinoamericanas en cifras. Cuba. coordinadores, Teresa Valdes, Enrique Gomariz; coordinadoras locales, Esther Veliz … et al.. Madrid: Instituto de la Mujer, Ministerio de Asuntos Sociales de Espana; Santiago: FLACSO, c1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: HQ 1507 .M87 1992
  • La nupcialidad cubana en el siglo XX. Sonia Catasús Cervera. Catasús Cervera, Sonia. La Habana : Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 1994.
    Location: H-T LAL: HB 1169 .C38 1994
  • Revista estadística. La Habana: Comité Estatal de Estadísticas, 1978-
    Location: H-T LAL: Closed Stacks (Ask in LAL Office)
    Call Number: HA 37 .C95 R48 [Library Has: no.1 (1978)-no.14 (1984)]
  • Statistical Abstract of Latin America. prepared by Committee on Latin American Studies, University of California at Los Angeles. Los Angeles: The University, 1956
    Location: H-T LAL Ref: HA755 .S8
  • Statistical Yearbook. United Nations. Statistical Office. New York: United Nations, 1948-.
    Location (latest edition): H-T Ref Desk: HA 12.5 .U63
  • Statistical Abstract of the World. New York: Gale Research, 1994.
    Location: H-T Ref: HA 155 .S7 1994
  • Statistical Yearbook. Unesco. Paris: Unesco, 1964 .
    Location (latest edition): H-T Ref Desk: AZ361 .U45
  • Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, Chile: Comision Economica para America Latina y el Caribe, 1986 .
    Location (latest edition): H-T LAL Ref: HA751 .U5
  • World Tables. Baltimore: Pub’d. for the World Bank by the Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1976
    Location (latest edition): H-T Ref Desk: HC59 .W67




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Upcoming Events

Stone Center for Latin American Studies to host 11th annual Workshop on Field Research Methods

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Join us at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies for the 11th Annual Weekend Workshop on Field Research Methods on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The deadline to apply for the workshop is January 15, 2019.

How will you get the data you need for your thesis or dissertation? Do you envision immersing yourself for months in the local culture, or tromping the hills and farms seeking respondents? Sorting through dusty archives? Observing musicians at work in the plaza? Downloading and crunching numbers on a computer? For any of these approaches: How might you get there, from here?

This workshop aims to help you approach your data collection and analysis for your thesis or dissertation topic, and to adapt and refine your topic to be more feasible. You will take your research project ideas to the next stop—whatever that may be, include raising travel grants. Learn to:

  • Plan more efficiently, feasible, and rewarding fieldwork
  • Prepare more compelling and persuasive grant proposals
  • Navigate choices of research methods and course offerings on campus
  • Become a better research and fieldwork team-member

This is an engaged, hands-on, informal workshop. Everyone shares ideas and participates. We will explore and compare research approaches, share experiences and brainstorm alternatives. You will be encouraged to think differently about your topic, questions, and study sites as well as language preparation, budgets, and logistics. The participatory format is intended to spark constructive new thinking, strategies, and student networks to continue learning about (and conducting) field research.

Who is leading this?
Laura Murphy, PhD, faculty in Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, and affiliate faculty to the Stone Center for Latin American Studies.

Who is this for?
This workshop is targeted to Stone Center graduate students as well as graduate students from other programs (GOHB, CCC, humanities, sciences, and others) if space is available. The workshop will be particularly helpful for those who envision research with human subjects.

Sign up
Sign up as soon as you can! Apply by January 15, 2019, at the latest to confirm your stop. Send an email with the following details:

  • Your name
  • Department and Degree program
  • Year at Tulane
  • Prior experience in research, especially field research
  • Academic training in research design and methods
  • Include a 1-paragraphy statement of your current research interests and immediate plans/needs (i.e. organize summer field research)

Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Not for credit.

For more information and/or to apply: Contact Laura Murphy or Jimmy Huck.

Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A K-12 Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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Cost: $3300

Now, in its fifth year, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University are proud to announce the return of our annual 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. In collaboration with The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue.

Fill out the APPLICATION here, due March 8, 2019. In addition, supplemental materials are also needed by March 8th in order for application to be considered complete.

Additional materials needed:

  • Two letters of recommendation (please make sure to have at least one recommendation letter from a colleague at your school)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Sample lesson plan
  • $500 program deposit


  • Lodging at Casa Vera (double occupancy)
  • At least 1 meal a day (at Casa Vera and on excursions)
  • Transportation to/from airport to residence (if you arrive on time)
  • Medical insurance: Each participant will be covered for the entire program length by a travel health insurance policy.
  • Group tours and excursions, with associated transportation


  • Airfare to/from Miami: approx. $300-$600
  • Visa: $50-$100 depending on airline
  • Checked luggage ($25) + Overweight baggage: This constitutes anything in excess of maximum allowed luggage weight (50lbs), both going and returning from Cuba.
  • Communication: Internet and long distance/international calls
  • Additional meals (1 a day, snacks)
  • Taxi/ground transportation: Participants are responsible for expenses incurred getting around town during free time.
  • Admission to museums, events, etc.: Participants will be responsible for these expenses unless they are part of itinerary.
  • All materials and personal expenditures
  • Loss/Theft Travel Insurance: Please note only travel medical insurance is included in program. If you would like additional coverage (including insurance for loss of baggage, emergency cash transfers, etc.), it is recommended that you purchase additional insurance.


Please email or call 504.865.5164 for additional details.