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June 1, 2017 | Cuban Millennials: Making and Consuming Culture in Twenty-First Century Cuba IN ENGLISH

June 30, 2017

The discussion featured Cuban-born millennial designers, artists, and journalists who addressed the making and consumption of culture and media on the island: Carlos Manuel Álvarez, Editor, El Estornudo; Elaine Díaz Rodríguez, Editor, Periodismo de Barrio; Yali Romagoza, Fashion Designer and Multimedia Artist; and Rodolfo Peraza, Video Game Artist.

With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminars Program.

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June 1, 2017 | Cuban Millennials: Making and Consuming Culture in Twenty-First Century Cuba IN SPANISH

June 30, 2017

The discussion featured Cuban-born millennial designers, artists, and journalists who addressed the making and consumption of culture and media on the island: Carlos Manuel Álvarez, Editor, El Estornudo; Elaine Díaz Rodríguez, Editor, Periodismo de Barrio; Yali Romagoza, Fashion Designer and Multimedia Artist; and Rodolfo Peraza, Video Game Artist.

With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminars Program.

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April 17, 2017 | Civic Empowerment through Journalism - A conversation with Montse Armengou & Richard Schweid

June 30, 2017

Award-winning journalists Richard Schweid (Oscar nominee producer for the movie "Balseros", 2002) and Montse Armengou - NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization Spring 2017- discussed the potential of documentary films and investigative journalism as means of civic empowerment.

Excerpts from their works “Do You Really Know What You Eat?” and “Pill In Search Of An Illness” were screened during the event.

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April 27, 2017 | Race and the Making of Contemporary Cuba - A One Day Symposium - PART 1

June 27, 2017

<<Race and the Making of Contemporary Cuba - A One Day Symposium>>

FIRST LECTURE: National Culture: Genealogies, Institutions, Emerging Disciplines

Participants:

  • Tomas Fernández Robaina- Researcher at la Biblioteca Nacional in Havana and a professor at the University of Havana
  • Amílcar Ortiz - Videographer for Red Barrial Afrodescendiente (RBA)
  • Gisela Morales Arandia - Coordinator of Asociación Regional Afrodescendiente Para las Américas y el Caribe (ARAAC) and member of Red de Educadores Populares

Moderator: Ana Dopico