Angola, Cuba, Afro-Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop

Friday, February 28th, from 2:15pm to 7:00pm at the Photonics Building, 8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA in Room PHO 206.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors: BU Center for the Humanities, African Studies Center, APARC, Department of English, Latin American Studies Program

 

ORDER OF EVENTS

2:20 PM

OPENING REMARKS   

 

Linda Heywood | Boston University

 

 

2:30 PM

Comments

 

Paul Webster Hare | Boston University

 

 

2:40 PM

“Creating Race in Colonial Cuba, Some Preliminary Africanist Thoughts”

 

Karen Morrison | UMASS Amherst

 

 

3:00 PM

“Kongo Christians and the Formation of Santería”

 

John Thornton | Boston University 

 

 

3:20 PM

“Living Multiple Identities: British West Indians in Twentieth Century Cuba”

 

Graciela Chailloux | Universidad de la Habana

 

 

4:00 PM

Q&A

 

 

4:20PM

INTERMISSION

 

 

4:35 PM

“Cuba and Angola: The Search for Cultural Links”  

 

Linda Heywood With Caroline Smith CAS ’14 (UROP) | Boston University

 

 

5:00 PM

“History of the Future: Debates on Race and History in Contemporary Cuba”

                       

Alejandro de la Fuente | Harvard University

 

 

5:20 PM

“Fragmentary Race: Cine-Trance in Cuba and the Parodox of the Intellectual Outsider”

 

Rodrigo Lopes de Barros | Boston University

 

 

5:40 PM

Q&A

 

 

6:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

 

Susasn Eckstein | Boston University                                          

 

Linda Heywood | Boston University

 

 

6:30 PM

RECEPTION

News