Cuba Studies Program Lecture with Ivor Miller

CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

Abakuá, Añá, Ifá: Three Fundaments of Cuba

Speaker: Ivor Miller, Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University; Researcher, Bassey Andah Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Calabar

Moderators: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History, and Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University

Jorge I. Domínguez, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Department of Government; Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

A presentation of three major West African derived cultural institutions of Cuba, their history and dynamics. The challenges of historiography and ethnographic fieldwork will be discussed.

Co-sponsored with the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

Location: CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room)

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