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 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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Congreso de Jornaleros: Experiences and Perspectives from Immigrant Workers in New Orleans

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The Congress of Day Laborers, an organization of immigrant workers and families founded by the day laborers who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, is a leadership pipeline for hundreds of members into public life and social movement participation. A panel of immigrant leaders from Congreso will share how they have formed alliances across the community and influenced elected officials, as well as how students can help build a more tolerant society.

For more information please email Kate Rose (Vice President, BridgeTulane) at krose4@tulane.edu.

This event is sponsored by BridgeTulane, the Payson Graduate Program, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Department of Anthropology and the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice.

Newcomb Art Museum to host Archivist Panel for installation EMPIRE

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On Wednesday, April 25, join the Newcomb Art Museum for an incredible panel, moderated by Rebecca Snedeker, with the archivists of the various collections across Tulane as they discuss their responsibilities as cultural curators and the role od archives on campus.

In celebration of the New Orleans Tri-centennial, Newcomb Art Museum has on display an exhibit entitled EMPIRE, an immersive art installation by Los Angeles-based artists Fallen Fruit, from April 13, 2018 to July 7, 2018 on Tulane University’s uptown campus.

In EMPIRE, Fallen Fruit intentionally includes historical records, ephemeral artifacts, artworks and objects culled from various archives across Tulane’s campus and recontextualizes them in the museum. The archives include those from the Amistad Research Center, Hogan Jazz Archive, the Latin American Library, Louisiana Research Collection, Tulane Law Library, Tulane University Archives, Middle American Research Institute, Newcomb Art Museum, Newcomb College Institute, Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection/Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute and Southeastern Architectural Archive.

This panel is free and open to the public.

Featuring

Kara Olidge, Executive Director
Amistad Research Assistant

Alaina Hébert, Associate Curator of Graphics
Hogan Jazz Archive

Leon Miller, Head of the Louisiana Research Collection

Caroline Parris, Collections Manager
Middle American Research Institute

Sierra Polisar, Art Collections Manager & Registrar
Newcomb Art Museum

Chloe Raud, Head of Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff library Special Collections
Newcomb Art Institute

Justin Mann, Collections Manager
Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection
Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute

Kevin Williams, Archivist
Southeastern Architectural Archive

Ann Case, University Archivist
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library Tulane University Archives

Learn more about the installation by visiting the Newcomb Art Museum’s website. The exhibition has also been featured in the Tulane Hullabaloo and Tulane New Wave.

Chantalle Verna to Present Research on U.S. and Haitian Relationships in Post-Occupation Haiti

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Join us at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies in welcoming Dr. Chantalle Verna for a talk on her book Haiti and the Uses of America: Post- U.S. Occupation Promises on April 26, 2018, at 6:00 PM.

In her book, Dr. Verna makes evident that there have been key moments of cooperation that contributed to nation-building in both countries. Dr. Verna emphasizes the importance of examining the post-occupation period: the decades that followed the U.S. military occupation of Haiti (1915-34) and considering how Haiti’s public officials and privileged citizens rationalized nurturing ties with the United States at the very moment when the two nations began negotiating the reinstatement of Haitian sovereignty in 1930. Their efforts, Dr. Verna shows, helped favorable ideas about the United States, once held by a small segment of Haitian society, circulate more widely. In this way, Haitians contributed to and capitalized upon the spread of internationalism in the Americas and the larger world.

Dr. Verna received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and is currently a professor in the History Department in Florida International University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Dr. Verna focuses on the culture of foreign relations, specifically concerning Haiti and the United States during the mid-twentieth century.

Co-sponsored by: Department of History, Graduate Studies Student Association, Newcomb College Institute and XUTULAC (the Xavier and Tulane Latin American & Caribbean Studies Partnership).

Apply for the Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba
Havana, Cuba | June 23 – July 7, 2018
Program Application
Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University join forces with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies to take K-16 educators to Cuba. This is our fourth year running the Cuban Culture & Society K-16 Educator Institute and we are excited about this year’s itinerary. The institute will approach Cuban society and culture form a multidisciplinary perspective focused on the arts, the geography, and history of the country. Innovative programming and annual summer teacher institutes over the past three years provide the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and studying the region. Taking advantage of Tulane’s relationship with the University of Havana and Cuba’s National Union of Writers and Artists, the institute equips teachers with multidisciplinary content, curricular resources, and methods of inquiry for developing that approach in their K-16 classrooms. Conducted in English by Professor Carolina Caballero, the institute will explore current trends and issues in Cuban culture and society through readings, films, and lectures. The program includes a series of talks by prominent Cuban intellectuals and local field trips to important political and cultural sights throughout Havana.

This two-week program provides the unique opportunity to work on developing lesson plans while exploring the sights and sounds of a nation and country that remain obscured behind political rhetoric and misinformation. Recent economic changes on the island have provoked a series of social and cultural transformations that have left Cubans and the entire world wondering what could be next for the island and the Revolution. Don’t miss the chance to witness some of these challenges and triumphs firsthand and get the opportunity to bring your experience back to your students in the classroom.

The trip will include a pre-departure orientation and two weeks in Cuba. The institute incorporates visits to local museums and exposes participants to arts organizations, schools, and teachers from the country’s national literacy campaign. Participants will stay within walking distance of the Malecón, the university, and many cultural venues. There will be group excursions to the historic Che Guevara monument, a visit to the site of the Bay of Pigs invasion, and a special visit to the town of Hershey, the town developed by Milton Hershey to begin his chocolate enterprise with the sugar from Cuba’s plantations. There will also be group excursions to the historic cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos, Playa Girón, and Viñales, focusing on their role in the development of the economy and culture of the country

PROGRAM COST: $3,500
The cost will include a shared room and two meals a day, medical insurance, airfare to/from Havana from Tampa, Florida*, airport transportation in Havana to/from residence, OFAC-licensed academic visa, and specialized tours and outings.

*Airfare to/from Tampa, Florida, a one-night hotel stay in Tampa, incidental costs, and extra meals and expenses are not included in the program cost. You are responsible for your own air flight to/from Tampa, FL.

PROGRAM APPLICATION
Those interested in applying must be a K-16 educator or librarian. There is no Spanish language requirement for this program. The application deadline is March 2, 2018, at 5:00 PM.

Please note: This program is only open to K-16 educators who are currently teaching, are pre-service teachers or are serving in a school or public library.

PROPOSED ITINERARY – 15 DAYS
Please be advised that this itinerary is subject to change based on availability in Cuba. The itinerary below is the schedule from the 2017 institute.

  • Day 1 – U.S./HAVANA, CUBA
    Depart from Tampa, FL, Upon arrival, enjoy dinner and a welcome reception followed by an informal walk and people watching on the Malecón.
  • Day 2 – HAVANA
    Habana Vieja (Old Havana) Tour with local preservation experts to discuss in depth the history of local landmarks, historical preservation efforts, and future plans. Visit Muraleando Lawton, a community art project in the Lawton neighborhood of Havana. Hear from the founders of this project on how the neighborhood developed to promote skills in the community and support the local economy and meet with local community leaders, students and elderly folks at the community center.
  • Day 3 – HAVANA
    Lecture with Professor Carlos Alzugaray on Cuba Since the Special Period. Visit the elementary school Sergio Luis Ferriol in Habana Vieja. Connect with teachers and administrators about their experiences in the classroom.
  • Day 4 – HAVANA
    Visit the Museo Nacional de la Alfabetización (National Museum of the Literacy Campaign) and connect with members of the literacy brigade, teachers from the literacy campaign.
  • Day 5 – HAVANA
    Visit and explore Ernest Hemingway’s house. Have lunch in the infamous fishing village of Cojimar. In the afternoon, explore art by taking a tour of the Cuban Collection of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes accompanied by a curator then visit with artists at the Taller de Gráfica.
  • Day 6 – HERSHEY
    Day trip to the Hershey, Cuba and nature park. The site where famous chocolatier Milton Hershey developed his chocolate business by setting up sugar mills in the early 1900’s. Explore the natural side of Cuba in this country town.
  • Day 7 – HAVANA
    Learn about children’s literature and the book publishing business in Cuba by visiting Cuba’s national publisher UNEAC and hear first hand from children’s book authors. We will hear from children’s book author Olga Marta Pérez about the children’s/ youth Literacy Scene in Cuba today.
  • Day 8 – HAVANA/REGLA
    Take the ferry across the bay in Havana to the town of Regla to learn about Afro-Cuban dance and music from musicologist Cari Diez and an Afro-Cuban dance performance group.
  • Day 9 – SANTA CLARA, TRINIDAD
    Travel to Trinidad via Santa Clara, a town founded by 175 people on July 15, 1689. It is the site of the last battle in the Cuban Revolution in 1958. Visit to the Che Mausoleum in Santa Clara. Also visit the historic sugar plantation of Manaca Iznaga before arriving in Trinidad.
  • Day 10 – TRINIDAD
    Explore this UNESCO World Heritage site, founded on December 23, 1514 by Diego Velázquez de Cuellar. Trinidad was a central piece of Cuba’s sugar-based economy. Guided city tour with the city historian. Visit the Trinidad library to learn about the importance of libraries and debate questions of intellectual freedom with the staff.
  • Day 11 – PLAYA GIRON (SITE OF BAY OF PIGS) Ciénega de Zapata, Playa Larga
    Day excursion to the historic site of the Bay of Pigs, one of the landing sites for the 1961 US-backed invasion. Visit the Finca Fiesta Campesina farm, the Playa Girón museum, the Parque Ciénaga de Zapata, the Laguna del Tesoro, and the Taino Indian village. Snorkel in the Bay of Pigs!
  • Day 12 – HAVANA
    Visit the U.S. Embassy and hear first-hand about the state of current relations between the U.S. and Cuba. In the afternoon, we head over to meet up with the famous hip-hop group, Obsesión to hear about their music and experience as hip-hop artists in Cuba.
  • Day 13 – MATANZAS/VARADERO
    Take a day trip to Matanzas, the capital of the Cuban province of Matanzas. Known for its poets, culture, and Afro-Cuban folklore, we will explore the Triunvirato Plantation and the Castillo San Severino where we will hear about the history of slavery in Cuba. The rest of the afternoon we relax and explore the beautiful beaches of Varadero, a popular resort town covering Cuba’s narrow Hicacos Peninsula.
  • Day 14 – HAVANA
    Wrap-up curriculum workshop followed by a free afternoon ending in a celebratory dinner.
  • Day 15 – HAVANA/U.S.
    Morning departure for the U.S.

Explore our past trips through these photos and curricula:

Program Application

For more information, please contact Denise Woltering-Vargas at dwolteri@tulane.edu or call the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at 504-862-3143.