Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Cuban Studies Bibliography

Books

  • El cartel cubano de cine. selección y prólogo de Jesús Vega. La Habana: Letras Cubanas, 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: HT LAL: PN 1995.9 .P5 C377 1996
  • Ciclo nuevo cine cubano. Cine Club INBA. Mexico?: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, between 1982 and 1985.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 C493 1982
  • Cine cubano: 30 años en revolución. editores, Belkis Espinosa, Jorge Luis Llopiz. Cuba? : Centro de Promoción y Estudio del Cine “Saul Yelin,” 1989?
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 C495 1989
  • Cine cubano: selección de lecturas. compilación, Mario Piedra Rodriguez. La Habana: Editorial Pueblo y Educación, c1987.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 C494 1987
  • El cine silente en Cuba. Raul Rodriguez; edición, Sonia Maria Martinez Castillo. La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1992.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1995.75 .R64 1992
  • Cine y revolución en Cuba. Santiago Alvarez, et al. Barcelona: Editorial Fontamara, 1975.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 C5
  • La crítica en el IV Festival de Cine, Radio y Televisión. Conference: Festival de Cine, Radio y Televisión (4th : 1987 : Havana, Cuba) La Habana: Editorial Pablo de la Torriente, 1988.
    Location: HT Stacks: PN 1995 .F4518 1987
  • The Cuban Filmography, 1897 through 2001. Alfonso J. García Osuna. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2003.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 G375 2003
  • The Cuban Image: Cinema and Cultural Politics in Cuba. Michael Chanan. London: BFI Pub.; Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1985.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 C48 1985
  • 10 años del nuevo cine latinoamericano. Teresa Toledo. [S.l.]: Verdoux: Quinto Centenario: Cinemateca de Cuba.
    Location: HT LAL: PN1993.5.L3 T65 1990
  • Dos filmes de Mariel. Madrid: Editorial Playor, c1986.
    Location: HT LAL: PN 1997 .E556 1986
  • Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, La Habana, Cuba, 1979-1988. Ciudad de La Habana: Centro de Información Cinematográfica del ICAIC (Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográfica), 1988.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 F4 1988
  • Guía crítica del cine cubano de ficción. Juan Antonio García Borrero. Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba: Editorial Arte y Literatura, 2001.
    Location: H-T LAL: HT LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 G37 2001
  • A Guide to Cuban Cinema. edited by Alan Adelman. Pittsburgh: Center for Latin American Studies, University Center for International Studies, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1981.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 G84 1981
  • A Guide to Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Made Film and Video. edited by Karen Ranucci and Julie Feldman. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
    Location: H-T Reference: PN 1995.9 .L37 G85 1998
  • Indice de la revista Cine Cubano. Consejo Nacional de Cultura, Biblioteca Nacional Jose Marti. Vol. 1 (1979). La Habana: Editorial Orbe, 1979.
    [**Tulane owns most issues from 1961-1990 of Cine Cubano; check Library Catalog for details]
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .A3 C82 Index
  • Mediating Two Worlds: Cinematic Encounters in the Americas. edited by John King, Ana M. Lopez, Manuel Alvarado. London: BFI, 1993.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 M42 1993
  • Memories of Underdevelopment: The Revolutionary Films of Cuba. New York, Grossman Publishers, 1973.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .C8 M9
  • New Latin American Cinema, I: Theory, Practices and Transcontinental Articulations; II: Studies of National Cinemas. Detroit, MI: Wayne State Univ. Press; 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 N48 1997
  • La noticia, la ciencia, la crítica y el cine en televisión. Vicente González Castro. [La Habana, Cuba]: Editorial Pablo de la Torriente, 1987.
    Location: H-T LAL: HT LAL: [In Process as of 6-15-05; check Library Catalog]
  • La sala oscura. Mario Rodriguez Aleman. Ciudad de La Habana: Union de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, c1982.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1995 .R62 1982

Articles & Book Chapters

  • “Another Cinema, Another World, Another Society.â’‘¬Â Tomas Gutierrez Alea. Journal of Third World Studies. Spring 1994 v11 n1 p90(24).
    Location: [Not held by Tulane Libraries]
  • “The Buena Vista Social Club: The Racial Politics of Nostalgia.â’‘¬Â Hernández, Tanya Katerí. [pp. 61-72] IN: Habell-Pallán, Michelle and Romero, Mary (eds.) Latino/a Popular Culture. NewYork, NY: New York UP; 2002. (book chapter)
    Location: H-T Stacks: E 184 .S75 L3554 2002
  • “Cine cubano, un siglo después/ciné cubain, un siècle après.â’‘¬Â Fleites, Alex. Cinémas d’Amérique Latine, 1999; 7: 143-45.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 C56
  • Le cinéma cubain aprés la révolution/El cine cubano después la revolución.â’‘¬Â Ricciarelli, Cecilia. Cinémas d’Amérique Latine. 2002; 10: 168-70.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 C56
  • “Coproducciones: una salida viable para el cine cubano/Coproductions: une possibilité pour le cinéma cubain.â’‘¬Â Reloba de la Cruz, Xenia. Cinémas d’Amérique Latine. 2001; 9: 30-37.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 C56
  • “Critical Mass of Cuban Cinema: Art as the Vanguard of Society.” Quiros, Oscar; Screen. 1996 Autumn; 37 (3): 279-93.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN1993 .S37
  • “Cuba: notes sur le cinéma de l’ICAIC.” Perez, Manuel. Cinémas d’Amérique Latine. 1996; 4: 76-82.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 C56
  • “Cuban Cinema: On the Threshold of Gender.” Benamou, Catherin. (book chapter) [pp 67-98] IN: Robin, Diana and Jaffe, Ira (eds.) Redirecting the Gaze: Gender, Theory, and Cinema in the Third World. Albany, NY: State U of New York Press; 1999.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN 1995.9 .W6 R45 1999
  • “Cuban Cinema’s Political Challenges.” Paranaguá, Paulo Antonio. [pp.II: 167-90] ] IN: Martin, Michael T. (ed. and introd.); New Latin American Cinema, I: Theory, Practices and Transcontinental Articulations; II: Studies of National Cinemas. Detroit, MI: Wayne State Univ. Press; 1997. (book chapter)
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 N48 1997
  • “Cuba’s Latin American Weekly Newsreel: Cinematic Language and Political Effectiveness.” Jorge Fraga. IN: The Social Documentary in Latin America. Julianne Burton, editor. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c1990.
    Location: HT LAL: PN 1995.9 .D6 S57 1990
  • “Death is Not True: Form and History in Cuban Film.” Timothy Barnard. IN: Mediating Two Worlds: Cinematic Encounters in the Americas. edited by John King, Ana M. López, Manuel Alvarado. London: BFI, 1993.
    Location: H-T LAL & Womenâ’‘¬’”¢s Center Library: PN 1993.5 .L3 M42 1993
  • “Film and Revolution in Cuba: The First Twenty-Five Years.” Burton, Julianne. [chapter: pp. II: 123-42] IN: Martin, Michael T. (ed. and introd.); New Latin American Cinema, I: Theory, Practices and Transcontinental Articulations; II: Studies of National Cinemas. Detroit, MI: Wayne State Univ. Press; 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 N48 1997
  • “For Hollywood, Cuba Is Close But No Cigar.” Rex Weiner. Variety. Dec 18, 1995 v361 n7 p72.
    Location: HT Microforms & Newspapers
  • “From Transparent To Translucid: Cuban Filmmakers In 1990.” Isabel Arredondo. Latin American Literary Review. Jan-June 1997 v25 n49 p25(17).
    Location: HT Stacks: PQ7081.A1L35
  • “The Future’s Past: Re-Imaging The Cuban Revolution.” Jeffrey Skoller. Afterimage. March-April 1999 v26 i5 p13(3).
    Location: HT Stacks: TR640.A2
  • “Greater Cuba.” López, Ana M. [chapter: pp. 38-58] IN: Noriega, Chon A. and López, Ana M., (eds.) The Ethnic Eye: Latino Media Arts. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota P; 1996.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1995.9 .L37 E84 1996
  • “Modernity, Masculinity and Imperfect Cinema in Cuba.” Daries, Catherine. Screen. 1997 Winter; 38 (4): 345-59.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN1993 .S37
  • “Música y cine: breves reflexiones a finales de siglo/musique et cinéma: brèves réflexions en cette fin de siècle.” Vitier, José María. Cinémas d’Amérique Latine. 2000; 8: 82-86.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 C56
  • “No Mas Habermas, or … Rethinking Cuban Cinema in the 1990s.” Hess, John. Screen, 1999 Summer; 40 (2): 203-11.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN1993 .S37
  • “On Cuban Film: A Brief History in Four Easy Lessons.” Hidalgo, Narciso J. Hopscotch: A Cultural Review. 2001; 2 (4): 108-15.
    Location: H-T Library: Online via Project Muse (restricted access)
  • “One Way Or Another: The Havana Film Festival And Contemporary Cuban Film.” Diana Agosta and Patricia Keeton. Afterimage. Sept 1994 v22 n2 p7(4).
    Location: HT Stacks: TR640.A2
  • “The Politics of Afro-Cuban Religion in Contemporary Cuban Cinema.” Martínez-Echazábal, Lourdes. Afro-Hispanic Review. 1994 Spring; 13 (1):16-22.
    Location: H-T LAL: PQ 7081 .A1 A36
  • “Restoration or Innovation? An Interview with Humberto Solás: Post Revolutionary Cuban Cinema.” Martin, Michael T. Film Quarterly. 2001; Spring; 54 (3): 2-13.
    Location: H-T Stacks: PN 1993 .H457
  • “Retrato de habaneras: notas sobre cierto cine cubano de los ochenta.” Miranda, Julio E. Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos: Revista Mensual de Cultura Hispanica. 1990 Feb.; 476: 35-44.
    Location: Howard-Tilton Stacks: AP 63 .C6697
  • “Revolution and Dreams: The Cuban Documentary Today.” López, Ana M. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture. 1992; 11: 45-57.
    Location: H-T LAL: F1401 .S79
  • “‘Transparent Women’: Gender and Nation in Cuban Cinema.” D’Lugo, Marvin. [chapter: pp. II: 155-66 ] IN: Martin, Michael T. (ed. and introd.); New Latin American Cinema, I: Theory, Practices and Transcontinental Articulations; II: Studies of National Cinemas. Detroit, MI: Wayne State Univ. Pres; 1997.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 N48 1997
  • “The World According to Plaff: Reassessing Cuban Cinema in the Late 1980s.” Blasini, Gilberto Moisés. [chapter: pp. 193-216] IN: Noriega, Chon A. (ed.) Visible Nations: Latin American Cinema and Video. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minn. Press.
    Location: H-T LAL: PN 1993.5 .L3 V58 2000
  • “World’s Largest Collection Of Latin American Films is in Cuban Cinemateca.” Todd McCarthy. Variety. March 12, 1986 v322 p89(1).
    Location: HT Microforms & Newspapers

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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
Join the Freeman Award for an evening with author Alan Gratz and his book, Grenade. It’s 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives on Okinawa, an island near Japan. When he is drafted to fight for the Japanese army, he is handed a grenade and told: Don’t come back until you’ve killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed on Okinawa. This is Ray’s first-ever battle and all he knows is that the enemy is everywhere. Hideki and Ray each fight their way across the island, surviving heart-pounding clashes and dangerous attacks. But when the two of them collide in the middle of the battle, the choices they make in that single instant will change everything.

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.