Thursday, January 14, 2016

Events & Opportunities

Denver Justice & Peace Committee - Salon Discussion

 "Solidarity with the peoples of Ayotzinapa:
 a conversation with Ismael Netzahualtl."

"Solidaridad con el pueblo de Ayotzinapa:
conversando con Ismael Netzahualt."

Thursday, January 21 2016
7-8:30 PM
@ Highlands United Methodist church community Hall
3131 Osceola Street
Northwest Denver
Free parking in church lot at 32nd & Osceola and on street.
Interpretation will be provided

The Graduate Center, CUNY
February 5, 2016, 12:30-2:30pm
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"The Revolutionary 1930s and Aftermath"
Ariel Mae Lambe (University of Connecticut)
is an emeritus professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of CUNY. He was born and raised in Cuba and has written numerous books and articles about the country. His most recent book is Cuba Since The Revolution of 1959. A Critical Assessment published by Haymarket Books in 2011.

"The Racial Debate from the Twenties to the Forties" En la presentación se abordaran panoramicamente las tendencias del pensamiento antirracista de Fernando Ortiz (1881-1969), Juan Marinello (1898-1977), Gustavo E. Urrutia (1881-1958) and Juan Rene Betancourt (1918-1976).  Presentation will be in Spanish.
Tomás Fernández (University of Havana) has been a scholar at the José Martí National Library since 1962 where he has studied Afro-Cuban issues. He is also associate professor at the University of Havana and a prolific author on AfroCuban issues. His most recent publication is Antología del pensamiento antirracista cubano (2015). His other publications include: Índice de las revistas folklóricas (1971) Bibliografía de temas afrocubanos (1986), El negro en Cuba: 1902-1958 (1990), Hablen paleros y santeros (1994, 5th.ed. 2008), Cuba: personalidades en el debate racial (2007), Identidad afrocubana: cultura y nacionalidad (2009), Misa para un Ángel (2010), about his friendship with Reinaldo Arenas, Critica Bibliográfica y Sociedad (2011), and El negro en Cuba: colonia, república y revolución (2012). 

Other Participants:
Moderator: Samuel Farber, Brooklyn College

Ariel Mae Lambe (Ph.D., Columbia University) is assistant professor of History as the University of Connecticut. Her areas of specialty include Latin America and the Caribbean, Cuba, social and political movements, and activism. Lambe’s research interests are Cuban antifascism and involvement in the Spanish Civil War; transnational movements, activism, networks, and solidarity; the 1930s in the Atlantic World.  


Little Patuxent Review is open for submissions. They are looking for ESSAYS and MEMOIR in particular for their un-themed Summer issue. Little Patuxent Review is a community-based publication focused on writers and artists from the Mid-Atlantic region, but all excellent work originating in the United States will be considered. *Submit up to 3000 words. Reading period closes March 1, 2016.*  For more info:

The Vermillion Literary Project (VLP), an award-winning creative writing and literary student organization of the University of South Dakota, is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, and B & W art for its annual literary journal. *The deadline for submission is January 15, 2016.* For more info:

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