Fairfield University panel discussion on contemporary Cuba planned

Fairfield University panel discussion on contemporary Cuba planned


Five Fairfield University professors who visited Havana in January will give their multidisciplinary impressions of contemporary Cuba in "Havana Today: Between Continuity and Change" on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 6 p.m. The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library multimedia room.

Faculty participating in the talk will be: Joy Gordon, Ph.D., professor of politics ; Gisela Gil-Egui, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication ; Olivia Harriott, Ph.D., associate professor of biology ; Ania Aksan, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics ; and Giovanni Ruffini, Ph.D., associate professor of history .

Light refreshments will be provided.

The event is part of the University's two-year focus on Cities . It is sponsored by the Humanities Institute of the College of Arts & Sciences; the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program ; the Public Lectures & Events Committee; the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program ; and the departments of Philosophy , Communication , Biology, Economics, and History.

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Volume: 45 Number: 208