TODAY AT NOON Tomas Robaina Discusses Black Press of Cuba

The UCLA Program on Caribbean Studies Presents

Tomas Robaina

National Library Of Cuba

“The Black Press Of Cuba: Nineteenth Century Sources”

Tomas Robaina

Photo:Andrew Apter/UCLA (Prof. Robaina surrounded by UCLA students this past July in Havana)


Friday, November 06, 2015 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Bunche Hall 6275 History Conference Room

 Tomás Fernandez Robaina is a researcher at la Biblioteca Nacional in Havana and a professor at the University of Havana. He is a prolific author on AfroCuban issues. Robaina started writing in 1968 and in 1994 wrote El negro en Cuba 1902-1958: Apuntes para la historia de la lucha contra la discriminacion racial (The Blacks in Cuba 1902-1958: Notes on the history of the struggle against racial discimination). He is also Asesor of the Fundacion Ortiz and a member of UNEAC and of the Cuban National Committee on Slave Routes as well as of a number of other bodies.

Sponsor(s): UCLA Latin American Institute & Atlantic Studies, History Department, UCLA

Free & Open to the Public| Lunch will be provided


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