Thursday, May 10, 2018

Holguin Congress of Ideas October 25 - 27

The Casa de Iberoamerica is sponsoring its thirteenth Congress of Ideas October 25 and 27, 2018 in the Cuban city of Holguin.  It attracts about 300 academics and writers from universities all over Cuba, with a preponderance from Holguin, Santiago, Havana, Villa Clara and Ciego de Avila.   The Congress offers a strong intellectual anchor for a faculty led trip and an opportunity to develop collaboration with new schools and academic disciplines.

Paper presentations are grouped in six Forums: Sociodemographic studies; Hispanic Migratory Processes and National Identity; Culture, Tourism and Sustainable Development; Social Thought and National Identity; Gender Studies; Cultural Groups and Artistic Processes   Registration information and suggested paper topics are here  (Registration for the conference and associated costs other than housing totals approximately $150.)  

For further information about the Congress, write to Arismaray Reyes Gonzalez <> or John McAuliff <>.

Daily flights to Holguin are available on Jet Blue from Ft. Lauderdale and American Airlines from Miami.

After the Congress, the Fund for Reconciliation and Development will lead a two or three day visit to Baracoa, focusing on coconut production and history    

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