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Contemporary Cuba Series Revisited


Contemporary Cuba Series Revisited


Contemporary Cuba Speakers Series

Speakers from the Spring 2021 Contemporary Cuba Speakers Series return to give us an update on the current economic, political, and cultural conditions on the island.

Regsiter on Zoom 


Dr. Laura-Zoë Humphreys  is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University. She is the author of Fidel Between the Lines: Paranoia and Ambivalence in Late Socialist Cuban Cinema (2019). She is currently working on two books: an ethnographic study of digital media piracy and transnational entertainment--including K-Pop and K-Dramas--in Cuba, and a book identifying and analyzing the bureaucrat comedy as a transnational film genre. 

Dr. Ted A. Henken is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Black and Latino Studies. He co-edited the book Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy (2021). 

Dr. Paolo Spadoni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at Augusta University. He is the author of Cuba's Socialist Economy Today: Navigating Challenges and Change (2014) and Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba Could Never Work (2010). 

Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

For more information contact: Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute via email to ccsi@wave.tulane.edu or by phone at 504-862-8629