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“Se acabó…”: Responding to the Political Repression in Cuba

Thursday, August 26, 2021  ·  2:10 PM CDT

Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Auditorium

Photo by ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP via Getty Images

Join the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies (CLACX) for this timely panel discussion focused on the current political and social unrest in Cuba. The panel will feature María Magdalena Campos-Pons (Vanderbilt Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Endowed Chair of Fine Arts), Luis Armando Martínez (Vanderbilt Class of ’22, History and Spanish & Portuguese major), and David Plazas (Director of Opinion and Engagement at The Tennessean), and will be moderated by Celso Castilho (Director of CLACX, associate professor of History, 2021 Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow).

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Lifting embargo will benefit Cubans and Tennessee. David Plazas. The Tennessean. July 28, 2021.

Engine for Art, Democracy, and Justice (EADJ): Living in Common in the Precarious South(s). Co-founder María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Vanderbilt University.

Cuban Crowd Is One Of The Biggest Anti-Government Protests In Recent Memory. Sacha Pfeiffer. Interview with Ada Ferrer, professor of Latin American and Caribbean History at New York University, about the significance of the anti-government protests in Cuba. National Public Radio. July 13, 2021.

There’s More To The ‘Unprecedented’ Cuba Protests Than Just Food Shortages. Michel Martin. Interview with Lillian Guerra, a University of Florida professor of Cuban history, about protests in Cuba and the role of U.S. foreign policy in the nation’s struggles. National Public Radio. July 18, 2021.

The Hip-Hop Song That’s Driving Cuba’s Unprecedented Protests. Bill Chapel. National Public Radio. July 13, 2021.

Afro-Cubans on the brink. Brakkton Booker. Interview with Amalia Dache, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. POLITICO. July 30, 2021.