CLALS Symposium 2001: Cuba Today

Thursday April 19, 2001  1:00 PM

Location: Urban Life Auditorium
Member Sponsor: Fernando Reati
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Description Of Event

The Georgia State University



A Symposium where Cuban and American scholars and artists will discuss the arts, culture and
politics of contemporary Cuba:

. U.S.-Cuba Relations
Prof. Roberto Gonzalez Gomez - Instituto Superior Relaciones Internacionales, Havana
Dr. Terry McCoy - History Department, University of Florida

. Afro-Cuban Culture
Dr. Miguel Barnet - Cuban ethnographer and author of Biography of a Runaway Slave
Dr. Aline Helg - History Department, University of Texas

. The Arts in Cuba
Mr. Antonio Eligio Fernandez - Cuban artist
Prof. Mayra Vilasis - Filmmaker, Instituto Cubano del Cine (ICAIC), Havana
Dr. Arturo Lindsay - Art Department, Spelman College, Atlanta

. Cuban Literature
Prof. Aida Bahr - Cuban writer and publisher, Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba
Mr. Alfredo Alonso Estenoz - Cuban writer and journalist

Also: Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando will present parts of her latest film, Raíces de mi corazón (about a massacre of Black political activists in 1912), and will discuss her work with
the audience.

APRIL 19, 2001
1:00-6:00 pm
Urban Life Auditorium (Georgia State University College of Law)
Decatur St. and Piedmont Ave.

Free and open to the public
Co-sponsored by Valdosta State University

For more information, contact Dr. Fernando Reati at (404) 651-2265 or