Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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Cuban Studies Bibliography

  • Algunas consideraciones acerca de la educación musical en Cuba. Paula M. Sanchez Ortega. Ciudad de La Habana: Editorial Pueblo y Educacion, 1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: MT 3 .C9 S26 1992
  • El archivo de música de la iglesia habanera de La Merced: estudio y catálogo. Escudero Suástegui, Miriam Esther. La Habana: Fondo Editorial Casa de las Américas, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 136 .H336 I55 1998
  • Del areíto y otros sones. Martha Esquenazi Pérez. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas: Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Cultura Cubana Juan Marinello, c2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 E87 2001
  • Los bailes y el teatro de los negros en el folklore de Cuba. Fernando Ortiz. [2a ed., 1a reimpresion.] La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1985, c1981.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3565 .O693 1985
  • The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre. edited by Martin Banham, Errol Hill, George Woodyard. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994.
    Location: H-T Reference PN 2969 .C36 1994
  • Caribbean Dance from Abakuá to Zouk: How Movement Shapes Identity. edited by Susanna Sloat. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, c2002. [chpts. 3-5 deal with dance in Cuba]
    Location: H-T LAL: GV 1631 .C37 2002
  • Como suena un tambor Abakuá. Lino Arturo Neira Betancourt. Ciudad de La Habana: Editorial Pueblo y Educacion c.1991.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3565 .N45 1991
  • Cuba and its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo. Ned Sublette. Chicago, Ill.: Chicago Review Press, c2004.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 S83 2004
  • Cuba canta y baila: discografía de la música cubana. Cristobal Diaz Ayala. San Juan, P.R.: Fundacion Musicalia, 1994.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 156.4 .P6 D52 1994
  • Cuban Fire: The Story of Salsa and Latin Jazz. Isabelle Leymarie. London; New York: Continuum, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 L3813 2002
  • Cuban Music From A to Z. Helio Orovio. [1st English-language ed. of Diccionario de la M0usica Cubana.] Durham: Duke University Press, 2004.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Cuban Music: From Son and Rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club and Timba Cubana. Maya Roy; translated by Denise Asfar and Gabriel Asfar. Roy, Maya. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers; London: Latin American Bureau, c2002.
    Location: H-T Music Library & Hogan Jazz Archive: ML 3486 .C8 R6913 2002
  • “Dancing the Crisis, Singing the Past: Musical Dissonances in Cuba during the Período Especial.” Perna, Vincenzo A. Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, 2002, 11, 2, Aug, 213-229.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1408.3 .T72
  • “Dancing With the Enemy: Cuban Popular Music, Race, Authenticity, and the World-Music Landscape.” Hernandez, Deborah Pacini. Latin American Perspectives, 1998, 25, 3(100), May, 110-125.
    Location: H-T LAL: F 1401 .L313
  • Descarga número dos: el jazz en Cuba, 1950-2000. Leonardo Acosta. El Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana: Ediciones Unión, c2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3509 .C9 A367 2002
  • Diccionario de la música cubana: biográfico y técnico. Helio Orovio. [2.ed., corr y aum] La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 106 .C8 O76 1992
  • Divine Utterances: The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santería. Katherine J. Hagedorn. Washington; London: Smithsonian Institution Press, c2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3565 .H34 2001
  • Drumming for the Gods: The Life and Times of Felipe García Villamil, Santero, Palero, and Abakuá. María Teresa Vélez. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 419 .G363 V45 2000
  • Elige tú, que canto yo. Leonardo Acosta. La Habana: Letras Cubanas, c1993.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 A28 1993
  • Ellos hacen la música cubana. Raúl Martínez Rodríguez. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1998.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 385 .M35 1998
  • En ritmo de bolero: el bolero en la música bailable cubana. José Loyola Fernández. Rio Piedras, P.R.: Ediciones Huracán: Ateneo Puertoriqueno, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3414.7 .C9L69 1996
  • Grupos folklóricos de Santiago de Cuba. Jose Millet, Rafael Brea. Santiago de Cuba: Editorial Oriente, 1989.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3565 .M55 1989
  • Historia de la música cubana. Elena Perez Sanjurjo. Miami, Fla.: Moderna Poesía, 1986.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 P47 1986
  • Los instrumentos de la música afrocubana. Fernando Ortiz. La Habana: Letras Cubanas, 1995.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 480 .O72 1995
  • Joseíto Fernández y su “Guajira Guantanamera”. Víctor Pérez-Galdós Ortiz. La Habana: Editora Política, 1999.
    Location: [In Process as of 6-15-05; check Library Catalog]
  • Mamá, yo quiero saber-: entrevistas a músicos cubanos. [edición, Silvana Garriga]. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, c1999.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C85M24 1999
  • El más antiguo documento de la música cubana y otros ensayos. Pablo Hernández Balaguer; selección y prólogode Radamés Giro. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1986.
  • “Mass-Mediated Popular Music and Cultural Change: The Cuban New Song Movement.” Jane Tumas-Serna. _Journal of Communication Inquiry; 1995, 19, 1, spring, 111-125.
    Location: H-T Stacks: P87 .J62
  • Mural del teatro en Cuba: 1980-1982: crítica y crónica. Mario Rodríguez Alemán; selección y prólogo de Rine Leal. Ciudad de La Habana: Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, c1990.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN 2401 .R64 1990
  • The Music of Santería: Traditional Rhythms of the Batá Drums. John Amira and Steven Cornelius. Crown Point, IN: White Cliffs Media Co., c1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3565 .A5 1992
  • Música cubana del areyto a la nueva trova. Cristobal Diaz Ayala. [3. ed.] Miami, Fla.: Ediciones Universal, 1993.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 D5 1993
  • Music in Cuba. Carpentier, Alejo. Edited and with introduction by Timothy Brennan. Transl. by Alan West. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8C313 2001
  • La música entre Cuba y EspaÅ“a. Madrid: Fundación Autor, 1998.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • La música, lo cubano y la innovación. Leo Brouwer; selección y prólogo de Radamés Giro. [2. ed., corr. y aum.] La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1989.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207.8 B76 1989
  • Música cubana: los últimos 50 años. Tony Evora. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, c2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 E94 2003 (accompanying disc in H-T Music Lib.)
  • Nación y ritmo: “descargas” desde el Caribe. Juan Otero Garabís. San Juan, P.R.: Ediciones Callejón, 2000.
    Location: H-T Library (check catalog): ML 3486 .A1O84 2000
  • Nicolas Guillén en la música cubana. selección, prólogo y notas de Radamés Giro. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 G78 1992
  • Panorama de la música popular cubana. selección y prólogo de Radamés Giro. Santiago de Cali: Universidad del Valle, Editorial Facultad de Humanidades; Havana: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 P36 1996
  • Porque tienen filin. Felix Contreras, editor. Santiago de Cuba: Editorial Oriente, 1989.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 P7 1989
  • Presencia de la Revolución en la música cubana. Harold Gramatges; selección y prólogo de Radamés Giro. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 G68 1997
  • Rites of Rhythm: Music of Cuba. Jory Farr. New York: Regan Books, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 F37 2003
  • “The Role of Music in the Emergence of Afro-Cuban Culture.” Benitez-Rojo, Antonio. Research in African Literatures, 1998, 29, 1, spring, 179-184.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PL 8009.5 .R47
  • Son de la loma: los dioses de la música cantan en Santiago de Cuba. Reinaldo Cedeño Pineda, Michel Damián Suárez. Ciudad de La Habana: Andante, Editora Musical de Cuba: Mercie Ediciones, c2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 C43 2002
  • Strings and Hide. Olga Fernández. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial José Martí, c1995.
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • Sworn to the Crum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella (videorecording). a film by Les Blank. El Cerrito, CA: Flower Films, 1995.
    Location: Tulane Library: Hogan Jazz Archive
  • Timba: The Sound of the Cuban Crisis. Vincenzo A. Perna. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 P48 2005
  • Trío Hermanas Lago. Julia Calzadilla. La Habana, Cuba: Letras Cubanas, 2002.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 421 .T763 C35 2002
  • Trompeta: Chappottín, Chocolate, and the Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style. Rick Davies. Lanham, Md.; Oxford: Scarecrow Press, 2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 3486 .C8 D38 2003
  • La trova tradicional cubana. Dulcila Canizares. La Habana: Letras Cubanas, c1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: ML 207 .C8 C28 1992

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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.