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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 AÃ±é… [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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28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival to Feature Latinx Programming

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The 28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival will be held from October 11th to October 19th at participating theaters in the New Orleans area. Born in a city known for its eclectic and artistic vibrancy, the New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF) has sought out bold and passionate storytellers since 1989. It is the longest-running festival of its kind in the state of Louisiana and one of the largest film festivals in the South. Now in its 28th year, the New Orleans Film Festival has grown into an internationally respected annual event that attracts 20-25k people, 400+ filmmakers, and 240 films.

This year’s film festival will feature a number of films relating to the Latin American community, either in subject matter and/or made by Latin American filmmakers. The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute will be sponsoring several films, including Olancho and Cuban Short Stories.

A full list of film selections and synopses may be found here.

For more information on tickets, passes, and film packages, visit the NOFF website.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Tulane University are sponsoring the following films:

Olancho
Manuel, a farmer from Olancho, Honduras, seeks fame by making music for the region’s drug cartels. When some of his song lyrics get him in trouble, he must make the most difficult decision of his life: continue the quest for fame, or flee. For information on times and locations, visit the Olancho event page.

Cuban Shorts: Cine Cubano
These Cuban short stories are a series of short films highlight cultural and social subject manner relating to the Cuban community. For more information on show times and locations, visit the event page.

Fighting Cuba’s Boxing Ban
A short documentary about female boxing in Cuba, where the Cuban government forbade women from competing in the 2016 summer olympics.

Manuel
A short documentary about an 87-year-old Cuban man who brews and sells potions said to be aphrodisiacs.

Parade
Jazz students from New Orleans travel to Cuba on a cultural exchange and collaborate on a parade, celebrating open borders.

Connection (Conectifai)
A portrait of a park in Havana where, thanks to public Wi-Fi, a new kind of meeting place has arisen.

Charlie
Four decades after hijacking a plane to Cuba to avoid charges of killing a state trooper, a former black power militant reflects on his past in a letter to his nine-year-old Cuban son.

Forever, Comandante (Hasta Siempre, Comandante)
Living in the shadow of the revolutionary generation’s unrelenting Cuban ideals, Ernesto, a 14-year-old barber, wants to get a tattoo despite his father’s adamant objection.

Prince of Smoke
Cuban tobacco farmer and artisanal cigar maker Hirochi Robaina follows in his legendary grandfather’s footsteps as he fights to preserve a 171-year-old family legacy.

Additional titles relating to the Latin American community include:

The Thunder Feast (Truenos de San Juan)
A documentary about the ancient festival of San Juanito in Guanajuato where homemade explosives are part of the revelry, but not everyone in the community is sure this tradition should continue.

Sambá
A documentary about Cisco, a Dominican-born man who returns to the Dominican Republic after doing time in a United State prison. Cisco soon finds that the only way he can make money is getting involved in loosely organized street fighting.

Days of Wholesome Joy
A Cuban narrative short about a woman taking care of her grandmother who has dementia.

Holy Hill
A narrative short story about a nun who works at a school for young boys in the Dominican Republic. Both she and the boys have parallel sexual awakenings.

Camp of the Innocents
A Louisiana-made short documentary about the U.S. interment of Latin American “enemy aliens” during World War II in New Orleans. The entire synopsis, as well as show times and location may be found here.

Dead Horses
A Catalan animated short film about a child fleeing his home during wartime.

Bells in the Mountains
A Spanish short documentary about a group of cows who migrate seasonally from the town of Ullé through the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains.

Elegy
A short narrative film about a girl who cannot process her complicated feelings about the death of her two classmates.

Cuban Shorts: Cine Cubano-New Orleans Film Festival

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The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Tulane University are sponsoring the following screenings for the New Orleans Film Festival, which will run from October 11th-19th. Screenings are held at various locations in New Orleans. The box office is located at the Ace Hotel (600 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130).

CUBAN SHORTS: CINE CUBANO

  • Saturday, October 14th 1:00PM | Member $10 General $13
  • Thursday, October 19th 11:30AM | Members $7 General $10

Cultural Kinship Conference: Presented by the LA Creole Research Association

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The Louisiana Creole Research Association will host its’ 13th annual conference from October 20-22 in New ORLEANS, LA. The conference will explore the phenomenon of Creolization and identity that exists in both the Caribbean and in New Orleans and their common Creole culture. Learn how the influence of the St. Domingue immigrants in New Orleans bolstered that common Creole on the cusp of Americanization following the Louisiana Purchase. Registration for the conference is now open, using the following link.

2017 Conference Schedule

  • Friday, Oct. 20- Annual Members Meeting
    Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
    938 Lafayette St.
    6PM-9PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 21- Annual Conference
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    1 Drexel Dr., Administration Auditorium
    8AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- Laura Plantation Tour & Lunch
    2247 Highway 18, Vacherie 70090
    9AM-2:30PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 22- LAGNIAPPE!
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    2PM

For more details on the 2017 Schedule and Speakers, visit our post on Facebook! To register, become a member, or get extra information, click here.

Call for Papers: Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Conference

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The Association for Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) seeks session proposals for its 29th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 21-24, 2018, hosted by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

This year’s theme, “Study Abroad: Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Engagement,” includes a variety of paper topics, including:

  • New Orleans after Katrina: The impact of the growing Hispanic population which came to help with rebuilding and has since stayed on
  • Interdisciplinary Institutional Content Assessment: How to best track what students are doing overseas and the benefits for our campuses
  • Global Partnerships through Peer Collaboration: How we can better work with institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Research Collaborations – U.S.-Latin America: Faculty led/student participation in on-site studies
  • Anglo-Hispanic Challenges: Cross-cultural understanding through experiential learning and study abroad
  • Strategic Partnerships: How we can enhance protocols between our schools in the US and those in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strengthening AAPLAC Relationships through Inter-Organization Mentoring: How we can enhance protocols amongst our schools in the US
  • Latina Empowerment: More women on study abroad programs: How we can take advantage of this bond between women of the North and the South
  • Rethinking Mobility: How is the student’s identity compromised/enhanced abroad?
  • Community-Based Partnerships: How students can learn as they engage with local communities in working type environments
  • Crossing Borders: The eternal quest for a global space as students interact with the other
  • Global Xenophobia on the Rise of Brexit/Trump? What is our role?
  • Cuba: Future U.S. Relations – Impact on Study Abroad

Please visit the Call For Papers web page to download the proposal template, timeline, and more information about the conference.

For questions, please contact Laura Wise Person at 862-8629 or lwise1_at_tulane.edu.