CRI Director to Participate in German Conference

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The Director of the Cuban Research Institute, Dr. Jorge Duany, has been invited to present a paper at the international conference, "Submerged Landscapes, Invisible Landscapes: Forms and Norms of Living Together in the Literatures and Cultures of the Caribbean." The conference, hosted by the Potsdam International Network for TransArea Studies, will be held at the University of Potsdam in Berlin on May 9–10, 2014.

Dr. Duany will deliver his paper, "Transnational Landscapes: Diasporic Spaces of the Hispanic Caribbean in the United States," during the second session of the conference. In his presentation, he will analyze how Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican immigrants have transformed the physical and cultural landscape of several U.S. cities. He will focus on Little Havana in Miami and Spanish Harlem and Washington Heights in New York City.

To view the conference program, click here.