Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Cuban Studies Bibliography

  • Caribbean Influences on Early New Orleans Jazz. Pamela J. Smith. M.A., 1986: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T913 1986 vol.25
  • Cognitive Complexity and Adaptation to Socio Cultural Change: The Case of the Cuban Refugees in New Orleans. David Williamson. Ph.D., 1973: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T915 1973wi
  • Condemned to Informality: Cuba’s Experiments with Self-Employment During the Special Period. Henken, Theodore Aloysius, Ph.D., 2002: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD 5434 .T915 2002henk
  • Cuba in 1959: News Coverage and Editorial Attitude in the New Orleans Times Picayune. Catherine Rachel Bear. B.A., 1970: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T911 1970be
  • Cuban Dependency on the USSR. Steven John Simerlein. B.A., 1983: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434.T911 1983si
    2d copy: H-T Stacks LD5434.T911 1983si
  • Cuban Foreign Policy: Between Autonomy and Subordination. Carlos Alberto Guagliano Waldegaray. M.A., 1990: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD 5434 .T913 1990 vol.4
  • A Description and Analysis of the Cuba Missile Crisis. Steven Bruce Feder. B.A., 1971: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T911 1971fe
  • Diplomatic Career of Pierre Soule. Joseph Alfred Reinecke. M.A., 1914: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: TT 1914v.2
  • El Grupo Orígenes y la eticidad cubana: recuento de un proceso. Jesus J. Barquet. Ph.D., 1990: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD 5434 .T915 1990bc
  • The Impact of the Cuban Revolution on the Political Status of Puerto Rico, 1959 1980. Ana Mercedes R. Ward. Ph.D., 1981: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T915 1981wc
  • The Kennedy Administration and Two Foreign Policy Crises: The Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missiles. Robert Lee.Vining. B.A., 1970: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434 .T911 1970vi
    2d copy: H-T Stacks: LD5434 .T911 1970vi
  • The Mechanisms of Forging a National Consciousness: A Comparative Approach to Modern Brazil And Cuba, 1930-1964. Darien J. Davis. Ph.D., 1992: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: [in processing, 12-97; avaailable on request]
  • Patterns of Communist Revolution. Dorothy Williams Dowdy. M.A., 1965: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: TT 1965 v.9
    2d copy: H-T Stacks 378.763 T934z 1965dp
  • The Political Viability of Free Farmers’ Markets in Cuba. Jeffery H. Marshall. M.A., 1996: Tulane University.
    Location: H-T Univ. Arhives: LD 5434 .T913 1996mars
  • Politics of Hostility: U.S. Cuban Relations, 1959 1982. Timothy M. Stater. B.A., 1982: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD5434.T911 1982st
    2d copy: H-T Stacks LD5434.T911 1982st
  • Speech Audiometry for Puerto Rican And Cuban People. Gloria Diana Bueno Fernandez. M.S., 1964: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: TT 1964
  • The Underlying Causes of the Shift in Alignment of the Cuban Government Following the Revolution of 1959. David A. Thaler. B.A., 1990: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD 5434 .T911 1990tg
  • Workers’ Control in Nicaragua and Cuba in the 1990s. Herlihy, Sean. Ph.D., 2003: Tulane University.
    Location: Jones Hall: University Archives: LD 5434 .T915 2003herl

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Film Screening: El Súper with filmmaker Iván Acosta

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The 1979 film version of Cuban filmmaker Ivan Acosta’s award-winning play El Súper, which gained critical and international success for its depiction of exiled Cubans in New York City, will be screened. Mr. Acosta will be in attendance and a discussion in English will follow. Iván Acosta is a playwright, filmmaker, and creative director originally from Santiago de Cuba, now in New York City. His creative endeavors include documentaries, plays, films, and books, and he’s served as writer, director, and producer, among other roles.

A small reception will follow the screening. Seating may be limited. Admission is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/1979/04/29/archives/the-screen-el-super-a-cubanamerican-tale-the-cast.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Iván Acosta book presentation: With A Cuban Song in the Heart / Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón

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Iván Acosta will present his memoir, With a Cuban Song in the Heart/ Con Una Canción Cubana en el Corazón, published by Un-Gyve Press, 2017. At this event, Mr. Acosta will incorporate his favorite Cuban songs in a musical and historical journey. His book features artwork from 280 album covers in his private collection and weaves a rich narrative combining real life experiences from his childhood in Santiago, Cuba along with tidbits of local lore and historical references. His favorite songs will be performed by local performers during the presentation.
This fascinating presentation, starting at 6:00PM, will be held at Tulane University in the Freeman Auditorium of the Newcomb Art Building (in Newcomb Circle) New Orleans, LA, 70118. A book signing and reception will follow on Woodward Way, right outside the Freeman Auditorium and in the Newcomb Art Museum. The book will be available for purchase for $60.00.

This event is free and open to the public. For questions email ccsi@tulane.edu.

For further reading visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/16/nyregion/public-lives-cuba-on-his-mind-the-dual-life-of-an-artist-exile.html


Collaborators of these events with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Tulane’s Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute include Beatriz Ball, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, the Newcomb Art Museum, Park View Historic Hotel, and St. Mary’s Dominican High School.

Celebración Latina at the Audubon Zoo

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us at the Audubon Zoo for the 2018 Celebración Latina family festival to explore and celebrate the rich diversity of Latin America. Celebración Latina, presented by Pan-American Life Insurance Group, will be held at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field. It will offer a true taste of the Latin American culture with live music, children’s activities, and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans will sell hand crafts, and local social service, health, and education organizations will offer wellness, education, and social service information.

Celebración Latina is included with Zoo admission or Audubon membership. No outside food, beverages, or tents allowed. Portable chairs and blankets are welcomed.

Don’t forget to check out photos from past celebrations!

For more information, please visit the Audubon Zoo website.

Celebración Latina is sponsored in part by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Ron Austin & Associates.

Carnaval Latino and Parade of the Americas

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Join us for the 19th annual Carnaval Latino festival in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from October 13 – 15, 2018.

The Hispanic culture has thrived in New Orleans for almost 300 years, and Spanish influence can be seen all over the city. To celebrate the best of Latin culture, the 19th annual Carnaval Latino returns to the downtown area.

The Hispanic American Musicians and Artists Cultural Association hosts the festival to celebrate the music, food, art and culture of Latin America. Numerous musicians, both locally and from overseas, perform to honor the rich Spanish heritage in New Orleans.

In addition to live music and fantastic food, the Krewe of Quetzal will kick off the celebration with a New Orleans style parade, Desfile de Las Americas, or Parade of the Americas, on Saturday, October 13th. See the Hispanic community ride in elaborate costumes, throwing souvenirs to the crowds. After the parade, festival goers will then enjoy Latin music, art, food and drink, during Carnaval Latino’s festival at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District.

For more information on the festival and parade, visit Carnaval Latino’s official website.