Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Cuban Studies Bibliography

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  • A Birder’s West Indies: An Island-By-Island Tour. Roland H. Wauer; drawings by Mimi Hoppe Wolf; foreword by Bradford C. Northrup; afterword by Paul Butler. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996.
    Location: HT Stacks: QL 688 .A1 W38 1996
  • The Blue Guide to Cuba. Habana: (s.n.), c1936.
    Location: H-T LAL: 972.91 B658
  • Caribbean Islands Handbook. Bath, England: Trade & Travel Publications, 1989
    Location: H-T LAL F 2171.3 .C365 [Latest edition kept in LAL office]
  • Colonial Havana: A Fortress of the Americas. José Manuel Fernández Nuñez. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial José Martí, c1998.
    Location: HT LAL: UG 424 .H3 F4713 1998
  • The Complete Travel Guide to Cuba. Paula DiPerna. New York: St. Martin’s Press, c1979.
    Location: H-T LAL: F1754.7.D56
  • Cuba. Carlos Pinas Postill. Gijon: Ediciones Jucar, 1994
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1754.7 .P55 1994
  • Cuba. David Stanley. Hawthorne, Victoria: Lonely Planet Publications, 1997.
    Location: [Not presently owned by Tulane’s Libraries]
  • Cuba: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture. Emily Hatchwell and Simon Calder. London: Latin America Bureau; New York: Interlink Books, c1999.
    Location: HT LAL: F 1765.3 .H38 1999
  • Cuba Handbook. Christopher P. Baker. Chico, Calif.: Moon Publications, c1997.
    Location: HT LAL: F 1754.7 .B35 1997
  • Cuba le ofrece: guía turística, español/inglés = tourist guide, English/Spanish. [Havana, Cuba]: Editorial SI-MAR, [1997 or 1998], c1995.
    Location: HT LAL: F 1754.7 .C799 1997
  • La cultura cubana le ofrece / The Cuban culture offers you. textos, Ciro Bianchi; fotos, Julio Larramendi yAhmed Veláquez; [translation, Juan Jacomino and Osvaldo Padrón]. Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba: Edtorial Si-Mar, [2001?]
    Location: HT LAL: In Process
  • Directorio turístico de Cuba. La Habana: Consorcio Editorial Gráfico, 1993- [Annual] Ãno 1, núm. 1 (1993/94)-
    Location: HT LAL: F 1754.5 .D5 (latest=1996)
  • Fodor’s Cuba. New York: Fodor’s Travel Publications, c1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1754.7 .C796
  • Fodor’s Exploring Cuba. New York: Fodor’s Travel Publications, c1998- 1st ed.-
    Location: HT LAL: F 1754.7 .F63
  • Getting to Know Cuba: A Travel Guide. Jane McManus. New York: St. Martin’s Press, c1989.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1754.7 .M36 1989
  • Guía de La Habana Vieja. 2. ed. [S.l.]: Com-Relieve: Editorial Escudo de Oro, [1997?]
    Location: HT LAL: F 1799 .H34 G859 1997
  • Santiago de Cuba: guía para el turista. [edición, Zeila Robert Lora]. Santiago de Cuba: Editorial Oriente, 1998.
    Location: HT LAL: F 1841 .S26 1998
  • Todo La Habana = All La Habana> texto: Rita María Yebra García; fotografía: Rolando Pujol Rodríguez. 3a ed. [Barcelona]: Com-Relieve: Editorial Escudo de Oro, [1997]
    Location: HT LAL (office): F 1799 .H357 Y43 1997
  • Traveler’s Cuba Companion. Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press; Switzerland: Kümmerly+Frey, 1999.
    Location: HT LAL: F 1754.7 .T73
  • Traveller’s Literary Companion To The Caribbean. James Ferguson, with chapters on Cuba and Puerto Rico by Jason Wilson. London: In Print, 1997.
    Location: HT LAL: AC 8 .F47 1997

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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.

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.

Carnaval Latino and Parade of the Americas

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Join us for the 19th annual Carnaval Latino festival in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from October 13 – 15, 2018.

The Hispanic culture has thrived in New Orleans for almost 300 years, and Spanish influence can be seen all over the city. To celebrate the best of Latin culture, the 19th annual Carnaval Latino returns to the downtown area.

The Hispanic American Musicians and Artists Cultural Association hosts the festival to celebrate the music, food, art and culture of Latin America. Numerous musicians, both locally and from overseas, perform to honor the rich Spanish heritage in New Orleans.

In addition to live music and fantastic food, the Krewe of Quetzal will kick off the celebration with a New Orleans style parade, Desfile de Las Americas, or Parade of the Americas, on Saturday, October 13th. See the Hispanic community ride in elaborate costumes, throwing souvenirs to the crowds. After the parade, festival goers will then enjoy Latin music, art, food and drink, during Carnaval Latino’s festival at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District.

For more information on the festival and parade, visit Carnaval Latino’s official website.