Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Cuban Studies Bibliography

  • Ajuste y reanimación de los cítricos de Cuba. Armando Nova González. Chapingo, México: Centro de Investigaciones Económicas, Sociales y Tecnológicas de la Agroindustria y la Agricultura Mundial, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, [1999]
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Are Economic Reforms Propelling Cuba to the Market? Carmelo Mesa-Lago. Coral Gables, Fla.: North-South Center, Univ. of Miami, c1994.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .M45 1994
  • La Asociación de Estados del Caribe: aparición, desarrollo y perspectivas: la participación de Cuba y México. Jaime Estay Reyno, coordinador; José Trinidad Deolarte… [et al.]. Puebla, México: Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Dirección General de Fomento Editorial, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 151 .A87 2002
  • Cuba, economia en período especial. autora principal, Silvia M. Domenech Nieves; coautores temáticos, C. Orlando Gutierrez Castillo, … et al.. La Habana: Editora Politica, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C82131 1996
  • Cuba: el sector agropecuario y las políticas agrícolas ante los nuevos retos. González, Alfredo et al. Stockholm: Agencia Sueca de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo; La Habana: Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Económicas/Cuba; Montevideo: Depto. de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Univ. de la República, 2002.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuba en crisis: perspectivas económicas y políticas. Jorge Rodriguez Beruff, compilador. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1995.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C7973 1995
  • Cuba From Revolution to Development. Ken Cole. London; Washington, DC: Pinter, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C64 1998
  • Cuba: Going Against the Grain; Agricultural Crisis and Transformation. Sinclair, Minor and Martha Thompson. Boston, Mass.: Oxfam America, 2001.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuba, los resultados económicos de 1998: modestos logros. [Elsa Barrera, comp.] [Havana, Cuba?]: Centro de Estudios Sobre América, 1999.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuba, más alla de los sueños: economía, política y sindicalismo en la obra material, moral y humana de la revolución cubana. Martinez Puentes, Silvia. Habana : Editorial Jose Marti, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: [In Process 6-1-05; check Library Catalog]
  • Cuba, reestructuración económica y globalización. Mauricio de Miranda Parrondo, editor. Bogotá, D.C.: Centro Editorial Javeriano, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C79836 2003
  • Cuba: reflexiones sobre su economía. [Collection of essays] La Habana: Universidad de La Habana, 2002.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuba se abre paso: plan económico y social: presupuesto del estado, 1996. informes e intervenciones, Jose Luis Rodriguez, et al. La Habana: Editora Politica, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C7936 1996
  • Cuba: The Contours of Change. edited by Susan Kaufman Purcell, David J. Rothkopf. Boulder, Colo.: L. Rienner Publishers, 2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C7984 2000
  • Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro’s Legacy. Mark Falcoff. Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .F35 2003
    [Status=lost as of 6-1-05;check Library Catalog]
  • Cuba: un proyecto para la nación. Eduardo Garcia Moure; prologo del Dr. Luis Herrera Campins. Caracas, Venezuela: Fondo Latinoamericano de Ediciones Sociales, 1994?
    Location: H-T LAL: HD 8206.5 .G37 1994
  • The Cuban Economy. edited by Archibald R.M. Ritter. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c2004.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-first Century. edited by Jorge I. Domínguez, Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, Lorena Barberia. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies: Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC152.5 .C8116 2004
  • The Cuban Nationalizations: the Demise of Foreign Private Property. Michael W. Gordon. Buffalo: W. S. Hein, 1976.
    Location: Law Library: HG 5252 .G67
  • Cuban Political Economy: Controversies in Cubanology. edited by Andrew Zimbalist. Boulder: Westview Press, 1988.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .C818 1988
  • The Cuban Way: Capitalism, Communism, and Confrontation. Ana Julia Jatar-Hausmann. West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .J38 1999
  • Cuba’s Agricultural Sector. José Alvarez. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: HD1838 .A45 2004
  • Cuba’s Cloudy Future. Susan Kaufman Purcell. Washington, D.C.: Cuban American National Foundation, 1990.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .P88 1990
  • Cuba’s New Agricultural Revolution: The Transformation of Food Crop Production in Contemporary Cuba. Enríquez, Laura J. Oakland, Calif.: Institute for Food and Development Policy, 2000.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuba’s Second Economy: From Behind the Scenes to Center Stage. Jorge F. Perez-Lopez. New Brunswick, U.S.A.: Transaction Publishers, c1995.
    Location: H-T LAL: HD 2346 .C84 P47 1995
  • Cuba’s Sugar Industry. José Alvarez and Lázaro Peña. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, c2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: HD 9114 .C89 A6288 2001
  • Cultivating Havana: Urban Agriculture and Food Security in the Years of Crisis. Catherine Murphy. Oakland, CA: Food First Institute for Food and Development Policy, c1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: HV 696 .F6 F64 no.12
  • Cultura para el desarrollo: el desafío del siglo XXI. Armando Hart Dávalos. La Habana [i.e. Havana, Cuba]: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1788 .H3455 2001
  • Development Prospects in Cuba: An Agenda in the Making. edited by Pedro Monreal Gonzalez. London: Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, c2002.
    Location: H-T Stacks: HC 152.5 .D48 2002
  • La economía cubana en el 2000: desempeño y transformación empresarial. La Habana: Univ. de La Habana, Centro de Estudios de la Economía Cubana, 2001.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • The Fall and Recovery of the Cuban Economy in the 1990s: Mirage or Reality? Washington: International Monetary Fund, 2001.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Hay futuro socialista?: entre el derrumbe y el mercado: las reformas económicas en Cuba. Gilberto Pineda Banuelos. La Paz, B.C.S.: Secretaria de Educacion Publica: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .P554 1996
  • Investment in the New Cuban Tourist Industry: A Guide to Entrepreneurial Opportunities. Mark M. Miller and Tony L. Henthorne. Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books, 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: G 155 .C9 M55 1997
  • The Laws and Legal System of a Free-market Cuba: A Prospectus for Business. Matias F. Travieso-Diaz. Westport, Conn.: Quorum, 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: KGN 333 .B86 T73 1997
  • El milagro cubano: reportaje después de la hecatombe. Camilo Gonzalez Posso, editor. Bogota, Colombia: INDEPAZ, 1995.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .M56 1995
  • El pan cierto de cada día: consideraciones sobre el racionamiento. Mirta Muñiz, Arnaldo Vega. La Habana: Pablo de la Torriente Editorial; Buenos Aires, Argentina: Nuestra América, c2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 152.5 .M86 2003
  • Pleasure Island: Tourism and Temptation in Cuba. Rosalie Schwartz. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: G 155 .C9 S38 1997
  • Política industrial, reconversión productiva y competitividad: la experiencia cubana de los noventa. Adriano Garcia Hernandez … (et al.). La Habana, Cuba: Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Economicas: Ministerio de Economia y Planificacion; Alemania: Fundacion Friedrich Ebert, c2003.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development: Challenges in Contrasting regimes with case studies of Costa Rica and Cuba. Bert Hoffmann. New York: Routledge, 2004.
    Location: H-T [check Library Catalog] HN 981 .I56 H63 2004
  • Reforma económica y cambio social en América Latina y el Caribe: cuatro casos de estudio: Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, México. Mauricio de Miranda, compilador; Lía Añé… [et al.]. Bogotá, Colombia: TM Editores; Cali, Colombia: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, 2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC 125 .R41275 2000
  • Las reformas económicas en Cuba: de un Modelo de Planificación Centralizado a la Planificación Descentralizada, 1959-2000. Piñeda Bañuelos, Gilberto J. México: Univ. Autónoma de Baja California Sur, 2001.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • The Slowdown of the Cuban Economy in 2001-2003: External Causes or Domestic Malaise? Mesa-Lago, Carmelo. Coral Gables, Fla.: Univ. of Miami, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, 2003.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • El sistema bancario y financiero de Cuba. Banco Central de Cuba. Cuarta ed. La Habana: Banco Central de Cuba, 2001.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • State Resistance to Globalisation in Cuba. Antonio Carmona Báez. London; Sterling, Va.: Pluto Press, 2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: HX158.5 .C313 2004
  • Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond. edited by Shahid Javed Burki and Daniel P. Erikson. Houndmills [England]; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
    Location: H-T LAL: HC704 .T73 2005

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The Liberace of Lucha Libre: An Evening with American-born Mexican luchador Cassandro

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Join the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, the Newcomb Art Museum, Amigos de los Amigos, and krewedelusion in welcoming American-born Mexican luchador Saúl Armendáriz, or Cassandro, on Wednesday, February 20, 7:00 PM, in the Freeman Auditorium. Cassandro will speak about his personal story of growing up and training as a lucha libre in México. He became one of the first openly gay exóticos (a wrestler who dresses in a flamboyant style), and later he had the honor of being the first exótico to win a championship title.

Cassandro will speak about how he negotiated his gay identity and overcame adversity in the world of professional Mexican wrestling. He will also share his experiences outside of wrestling, as an LGBTQ activist, circuit speaker, and most recently as the subject of a feature documentary, Cassandro, The Exótico which received critical acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2018.

This event is free and open to the public. Parader and performer Antonio Garza will moderate.

For more information contact: New Orleans Center for the Gulf South via email dfrazier@tulane.edu, by phone (504-314-2889), or visit the event website.

Sponsored by: Newcomb Art Museum, Amigos de los Amigos, krewedelusion, and The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.

In Celebration of Black History Month and Carnaval: African and indigenous presence in Boricua culture

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In celebration of Black History Month, the New Orleans Jazz Museum is proud to kick off Mardi Gras Mambo with a lecture by curatorial assistant Ilyanette M. Bernabel entitled Carnaval: The African and Indigenous Presence in Boricua Culture on Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:00 – 3:00 PM. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Bernabel will be presenting the research of her exhibition Carnival in Puerto Rico: Connections to the Homeland. The exhibition explores carnival traditions in Puerto Rico and its connection to Africa. This lecture will focus on the Carnival masked characters called Vejigantes, their unique cultural history from Spain to the Caribbean island, and the infamous musical and dance styles of bomba y plena. The goal of the lecture is to bring awareness to the similarities of two cultures as they relate to the spiritual aspect of masking.

The lecture will be followed by a performance from The Bombazo Dance Company.

Photo: Vejigante mask (made out of coconut and branches) worn for Carnival in Loiza, Puerto Rico.

Master class and panel discussion of Azul at the Southern Rep Theatre

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The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, in collaboration with the Southern Rep Theatre, are proud to announce two events in celebration of the reopening of the Southern Rep Theatre and the spring premiere of the play Azul written by Christina Quintana, a New York-based writer with Cuban and Louisiana roots, and Estefanía Fadul, a Colombian-born, New Hampshire-raised, New York City-based director and producer. In this evocative new play, lifelong New Yorker Zelia struggles to center herself after the loss of her Cuban-born mother. As Zelia digs into her mother’s legacy, she learns of her tía-abuela, the great-aunt who remained in Cuba for the love of another woman. Echoes of the past inform Zelia’s own relationship with her wife and her struggle to place herself between worlds. A Master Class with Christina Quintana will take place on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 3:30 PM. There will also be a Panel Discussion before the play at the Southern Rep Theatre on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

The 13,000-square-foot former St. Rose de Lima Church on Bayou Road has given Southern Rep Theatre a permanent home, something it had lost since leaving Canal Place. The history of the project and more information about the theatre space may be found in the New Orleans Advocate article Southern Rep finds new home in former church.

Southern Rep Theatre will be showing Azul beginning March 27 continuing through April 14, 2019. Group tickets will be available for classes or student organizations. Tickets will be available at a reduced price for students, educators and young professionals at the following prices:
  • All student rush tickets are $10 at the door with ID, plus box office fees = $13 (subject to availability)
  • All teacher tickets are available in advance or at the door (subject to availability) for $25 plus fees
  • All under-35 tickets (“young professionals”) are available in advance or at the door (subject to availability) for $25 plus fees

For more information about tickets, please contact Kaylene Torregrossa, Patron Services Coordinator at boxoffice@southernrep.com.

Presented in partnership with the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival, a project of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

2019 Global Read Webinar Series: Diversity in children's literature for the classroom

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This spring, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Middle East Book Award, South Asia Book Award, and the Freeman Book Award) will sponsor a free 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards and facilitate a discussion with the author on how to incorporate the book into the classroom.

The 2019 Global Read Webinar Series will focus on the theme diversity in children’s literature. Each webinar will feature a presentation by an award-winning author with discussion on how to incorporate multicultural literature into the classroom. The books are appropriate for students in grades 7 – 12. Please read along with us this spring as we explore the world through these award-winning books. We encourage all readers to join in on the conversations each month and ask the author your own questions live.

Be sure to join the conversation with our webinar hashtag #2019ReadingAcrossCultures.

To register and learn more information about the Spring 2019 series, please visit:
internationalizingsocialstudies.blog

Webinar Schedule

January 22, 2019
Middle East Book Award
The first webinar of the series is co-sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and the Middle East Outreach Council. The webinar will explore the book, The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Joukhadar, winner of the 2018 Middle East Book Award for Youth Literature. The Map of Salt and Stars is part cartography, part poetry, and part call to action. The gripping narrative interweaves the journeys of two strong and intelligent female protagonists: Nour, a Syrian-American girl escaping the violence of the civil war, and Rawiya, a 12th-century girl who dresses as a boy to become apprentice to the famous mapmaker al-Idrisi. Beautifully written descriptions of Nour’s synesthesia help us understand her experiences in new ways.

February 15, 2019
Africana Book Award
This month’s book award is sponsored by the Africana Book Award. Please join us in learning more about the book, When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina. This fictionalized account of a student uprising that began in Soweto, South Africa, on June 16, 1976, unfolds through the first-person narratives of four young adults from different backgrounds whose lives intersect. An African student, Zanele, secretly organizes the protest against the Afrikaans Medium Decree Act, which required the use of English and Afrikaans (“the language of the oppressors”) in schools. Her apolitical friend Thabo heads a local gang, extorting money from an Indian store owner, whose daughter Meena, is sympathetic to the students. Meanwhile, Jack, a white Afrikaner, meets, befriends, and comes to love Zanele.

March 20, 2019
Américas Book Award
We will explore the book, Lucky, Broken Girl by Ruth Behar a 2018 Honorable mention Américas Book and winner of the 2018 Pura Belpré award. In this unforgettable multicultural coming-of-age novel – based on the author’s childhood in the 1960s – a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl is adjusting to her new life in New York City when her American dream is suddenly derailed. Ruthie’s plight will intrigue readers and her powerful story of strength and resilience, full of color, light, and poignancy, will stay with them for a long time. Additional support generously provided by Florida International University, Tulane University, University of Florida, University of Texas at Austin and the University of Utah.

April
Freeman Book Award

May 8, 2019
South Asia Book Award and picture books from all book awards
The South Asia Book Award highlights the work of Mitali Perkins with her work, You Bring the Distant Near. Five girls. Three generations. One great American love story. Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight to hide her true self; Shanti, desperately trying to make peace in the family; Anna, fighting to preserve her Bengali identity.

All sessions are free and open to the public. All times listed refer to Central Standard Time (CST). Sponsored by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, the South Asia National Outreach Consortium, the Middle East Outreach Council, and African Studies Outreach Council, and The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia.

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

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019
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 online APPLICATION here, due March 8, 2019. In addition, supplemental materials are also needed by March 8th in order for application to be considered complete.

Applicants also have the option to fill out and submit an Adobe PDF version of the APPLICATION. Please submit this application and the supplemental materials via email to crcrts@tulane.edu by March 8th, 2019.

Additional materials needed:
  • Two letters of recommendation (please make sure to have at least one recommendation letter from a colleague at your school) Please email your recommenders the PDF above. They submit via email the complete recommendation letter.
  • Copy of Passport
  • Sample lesson plan
  • $500 program deposit

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • 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

THE PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

Please email crcrts@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164 for additional details.