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The Cuban Revolution in Transition: Black Reflections on Race, Politics, and Culture in Cuba Today, 11/1/97

The Institute for Research in African-American Studies

Manning Marable, professor of history at Columbia, recently led a delegation of black scholars and writers to Cuba, and the participants of that delegation presented papers and commentaries. The conference had the following panels:

Opening Remarks by Manning Marable, Director Institute for Research in African American Studies.

Panel 1: Politics and Society --Leith Mullings, Moderator, Marcia Dyson, Writer and Editor; Johanna Fernandez., Columbia University; Charles Green, Hunter College; Gerald Charles Horne, Univ. of North Carolina; Mary E. Patillo, Columbia Univ.

Panel 2: Women, Gender and Culture: Jewelnel Davis, Moderator; Jean Carey Bond, writer and Editor; Michael Eric Dyson, Columbia Univ.; D. Soyini Madison, Univ. North Carolina and Cheryl Mwaria, Hofstra Univ.

Panel 3: Race and National Identity: Manning Marable, Moderator; Lisa Brock, School of the Arts, Institute of Chicago; Humberto Brown, Political Activist; James Early, Smithsonian Institution; Clarence Lusane, American Univ.

Concluding remarks: Black America and the Cuban Revolution

Held: Saturday, November 1, 1997
Horace Mann Auditorium, Teachers College, 120th & Broadway, 1 - 7 PM

Columbia University in the City of New York

For futher information contact Johanna Fernandez, student conference coordinator

Phone: 212 854-7096
Fax: 212 854-7060
email: jf133@columbia.edu

Professor Marable is Director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University.

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