Cuban Memories of Political Life in the Revolution
Elizabeth Dore, Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Southampton, UK.
Friday, January 12, 20073:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Young Research Library 11348
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Elizabeth Dore is Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Southampton, UK. Her research has treated issues of class, race, gender and ethnicity in Central America, Peru and Cuba. She is the author of Myths of Modernity: Peonage and Patriarchy in Nicaragua (Duke, 2006); co-editor of Hidden Histories of Women and the State in Latin America (Duke, 2000); editor of Gender Politics in Latin America: Debates in Theory and Practice (Monthly Review, 1997); and author of The Peruvian Mining Industry: Growth, Stagnation and Crisis (Westview, 1988). She is on the editorial board of NACLA: Report on the Americas and Latin American Perspectives and has consulted for NGOs. Her presentation is based on her current research on memories of life in the Cuban revolution. Carried out by a team of British and Cuban scholars under the direction of Professor Dore, the project has collected numerous in-depth life history interviews drawn from a cross-section of women and men in Havana. For further information about the project, visit the project website: www.vocescubanas.soton.ac.uk.
Cost : Free and open to the public
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Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA Center for Oral History Research, UC-Cuba Symposium