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Cuban Novelist to Present UA Lecture on Mario Conde Character

Leonardo Padura, an award-winning Cuban novelist, screenwriter and journalist, will present “The Birth of Mario Conde (Divine Breath: The Creation of a Character)” on at 4:30 p.m Thursday, Jan. 21, in room 30 of ten Hoor Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA to Dedicate Cuba Center; Analyst to Discuss U.S.-Cuba Relations

A dedication ceremony for The University of Alabama’s new Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship will be held Thursday, Oct. 15 at Capital Hall on UA’s Bryce campus. In conjunction with the dedication, special guest Dr. Peter Kornbluh, a senior analyst for the National Security Archive, will present a lecture on “The Secret Story of How Washington and Havana Normalized Diplomatic Relations.”

UA Faculty Member, Collaborator to Display Photographs of Cuban Farmers in Rome for Vatican Celebration

An exhibit featuring a series of photos taken in Cuba by Chip Cooper, faculty member and artist-in-residence at The University of Alabama’s Honors College, and Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa will be on display starting June 4 at the Massimiliano Massimo Institute in Rome in an exhibit titled “ Campesinos.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican.

Havana Professor to Discuss Cuban Economics in UA Lecture

Juan A. Triana Barros, an economics professor at the University of Havana in Cuba, will present “Cuba in the 21st Century: Capitalism or Socialism?” on Monday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in room 115 of Woods Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Establishes Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved today the establishment of the Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship at UA.

UA Researcher Earns National Award from Cuba Academy of Sciences

A University of Alabama professor’s archaeological research in Cuba has earned him the National Prize from the Cuba Academy of Sciences, a major national award in that country.

UA’s Alabama-Cuba Initiative Continues With Play

Seth Panitch, associate professor of theatre at The University of Alabama, will take his play “Alcestis Ascending” on the road this summer to New York City, Havana and Alabama as part of his participation in creative research with the actors and dancers from UA and the Cuban El Instituto Superior de Arte .

UA’s Cooper to Participate in Miami Book Fair with Prominent Photographer

Photographer Chip Cooper, a faculty member in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, will participate in the Miami Book Fair International this month alongside a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer noted for photographing celebrities.

Photographer to Present Talk on Cuban Collaboration and Book at UA

A research collaboration between Chip Cooper, noted Alabama photographer and faculty member in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, and Cuban Néstor Martí, a photographer for the Office of the Havana, has resulted in “Old Havana/La Habana Vieja,” a photography book released by The University of Alabama Press.

Cuban Officials Recognize UA for 10th Anniversary of Alabama-Cuba Initiative

Cuba’s University of Havana presented a special award to The University of Alabama in honor of its 280th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the Alabama-Cuba Initiative, which has brought UA and Cuban educators together to establish collaborative opportunities.

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