Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Guantanamo: Performance excerpts of Taken

November 7th, 2014
7 PM

Location
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project: Guantanamo: Performance excerpts of Taken will be held at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., at 7 PM.

The speakers include Ted Quant, Director, The Twomey Center for Peace Through Justice, Loyola University New Orleans; Bill Quigely, Law Professor/Director Stuart H, Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, Gill Long Poverty Law Center, Loyola University, New Orleans

Exhibiting a historical journey of significant events, such as slavery, war, street violence and incarceration, that affect the African American Family. A traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba from multiple perspectives and raises questions about U.S. relations, civil liberties, national security, and public memory in the past, present, and future. Admission is free and open to the public.

If you are interested in a group tour of the exhibit or would like more information, please contact Jana Lipman, jlipman@tulane.edu or visit www.gitmomemory.org.

This event is sponsored by the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, New Orleans Center for Gulf South, Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University Honors Program, Tulane University African and African Diaspora Studies, The Murphy Institute, Altman Program, Center for Public Service, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, Tulane University History Department, Joan Mitchell Center, UNO Latin American Studies, CubaNOLA Arts Collective, and Jefferson Muslim Association (J.M.A.).

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