These events were only open to faculty, staff and students of Davidson College.
A Rumbera in Diaspora
Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Lilly Family Gallery
This workshop will explore the physical practice of rumba from the Cuban diaspora. We will learn the movement vocabulary, examining its variations from a both geographical and cultural perspective. As a group, we will also play with the improvisatory nature of this dance.
Speaker: Maria Urrutia, Assistant Professor of Dance, West Chester University.
Contact: Alison Bory
Documentary Film Viewing and Discussion: Memories of Underdevelopment, with introduction and Q&A led by Professors Luis Peña and Jane Mangan
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
Semans Lecture Hall, Visual Arts Center
Screening of the Cuban Film Memories of Underdevelopment, with an introduction and Q&A session led by Professors Luis Peña and Jane Mangan.
Contact: Jane Mangan
Cuba Lecture and Lunch Series
This four-week lecture series showcases Davidson College professors speaking on a Cuba-specific topic followed by lunch and discussion. These events coincide with the Davidson College Cuba Symposium and the Theatre Department's production of Sonia Flew. The lectures are held in an intimate setting to encourage discussions. Open to faculty and students. Questions and RSVP to Prof. Jane Mangan.
The lunches are sponsored by the Office of the VPAA, the Departments of Hispanic Studies and Theatre, and the Latin American Studies Program. All events are held at 12:30 in the Carolina Inn; see below for dates.
Shaw Smith, Professor of Art
"Jose Marti, Revolution, and the Death of Marat (1875) by Santiago Rebull"
Friday, Feb. 1, 2013Carolina Inn.
Russell Crandall, Associate Professor of Political Science
"Washington, Havana, and the Bay of Pigs, 1961"
Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, Carolina Inn. RSVP by Tuesday, February 5.
Angela Willis, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
"Reinaldo Arenas's Lomo del Angel: Rewriting Colonial Cuba... with Love..."
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, Carolina Inn. RSVP by Monday, February 11.
Samantha Noel, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
"Putting on a Bold Face: Reclaiming Subjectivity in the Art of Cuban Artist Victor Patricio Landaluze"
Friday, March 15, 2013, Carolina Inn. RSVP by Tuesday, March 12.
"The Two Cubas and the Fiction of Roberto G. Fernández," with Prof. Mary Vasquez, Dept of Hispanic Studies, on Thursday, March 21 at 12:30 p.m., Carolina Inn. RSPV by Monday, March 18.