Part 2 of the Angola, Cuba, The Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop

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April 2nd, 2014

IMG_20140401_180310“Living Multiple Identities: British West Indians in Twentieth Century Cuba” Part 2 of the Angola, Cuba, The Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop

Prof Graciela Chailloux arrived from Cuba to present Part 2 of the Angola, Cuba, The Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop originally held on February 28th. Graciela Chailloux Laffita is an AfroCuban, an Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Havana and a senior researcher at the Don Fernando Ortiz Casa de Altos Estudios. She was Professor of Cuban economic history during 1972-83 and since then has been a senior researcher at the Center for the Study of the United States in Havana. She has lectured at universities in the United States, Spain, Ecuador, the West Indies and Cuba, and won grants from such institutions as the University of Texas and Johns Hopkins University. Her publications include Globalizacion y conflicto Cuba-EEUU, and Cuba: El periodo especial. Her co-authored book [with Robert Whitney] Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960 [Florida University Press], was published in 2013.