Afro-Cuban Folklore and Revolution. Reflections on the career of Pedro Izquierdo
Robin Moore, University of Texas at Austin.
Monday, November 19, 200712:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Schoenberg Hall 1402
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Robin Moore is the author of Music and Revolution. Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006) and Nationalizing Blackness: afrocubanismo and artistic revolution in Havana, 1920-1940 (Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997) which won the Gustave O. Arlt Award. He has studied African-derived music in Colombia, Brazil and Cuba and directs a Caribbean and a Mariachi ensemble. He is Associate Professor, School of Music, University of Texas at Austin.
This event is part of the Latin American Institute's Cuba-Caribbean Working Group.
Cost : Free and Open to the Public
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute