Graduate Student Symposium on Cuban Studies


Friday, October 4, 2013, 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM
The Graduate Center, Room 9206/07
365 Fifth Avenue (@ 34th Street)

The Graduate Student Symposium on Cuban Studies is a multidisciplinary effort to present recent research on Cuban culture and society. The symposium seeks to open dialogue on contemporary issues and exchange ideas in a challenging academic environment.

Keynote Speaker
Rafael Rojas, CIDE, Mexico and Princeton University

The Symposium includes presenters from: The Graduate Center (CUNY), Princeton University, New School for Social Research, Rutgers University, University of Houston, Texas A&M University, and other universities.
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This Symposium is a collaborative effort by The Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and the Ph.D. Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

1. Gender Readings
2. Dismantling the Canon: Existentialism and Ruins
3. Portable Places: Between Choteo and Nostalgia
4. Performances of the Body
5. Utopia and Dystopia at the Core of Modernity

List of participants:
Adelina C. Espinoza, The City College of New York (CUNY)
Elvis Fuentes, Rutgers University
Francis Watlington, University of Texas at Austin
Jennifer Lambe, Yale University
María A. Cabrera Arús, New School for Social Research
Martha M. Montejo Pizarro, Texas A&M University
Michael H. Miranda, Texas A&M University
Mirta Suquet, University of Santiago de Compostela
Oxana Alvarez, The Graduate Center (CUNY)
Raquel Otheguy, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Rebecca Salois, The Graduate Center (CUNY)
Rainer Schultz, Harvard University
Sarah Becker, University of Houston
Sarah Paruolo, Stony Brook University
Walfrido Dorta, The Graduate Center (CUNY)
Yesenia Fernández Selier, New York University

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