Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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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.” 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.” 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.” 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.” 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.” 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 & Women’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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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.