Antecedents to the Mariel Boatlift in Cuba and Cuban-America
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The first in a series of webinars and virtual programs that address the antecedents, unfolding, and aftermath of the 1980 Mariel boatlift, upon its 40th anniversary. By bringing together multiple, interdisciplinary perspectives on this historic event, the series aims to frame Mariel not in the past, but in the present, underscoring its enduring relevance and legacies.
ANTECEDENTS TO THE MARIEL BOATLIFT IN CUBA AND CUBAN-AMERICA
JULY 9, 2020 | 11 A.M. (EST)
María A. Cabrera Arús, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, New York University
Michael Bustamante, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History at Florida International University
Jeanine Navarrete, Ph.D., Independent Scholar
Mirta Ojito, Journalist and Author
María de los Angeles Torres, Ph.D., Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of Illinois Chicago (Moderator)
Introductory remarks by Elizabeth Cerejido, Ph.D., Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection and Alejandro de la Fuente, Ph.D., Chair, Cuba Studies Program, DRCLAS, Harvard University.