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Race in Contemporary Cuba

A Conversation with Roberto Zurbano, moderated by Ned Sublette
October 26th, 2015
4:00 PM


Forum for Scholars and Publics, 011 Old Chem

Monday, October 26

3:00 p.m.

Join us for a conversation with Roberto Zurbano, Cuban literary critic, social activist, and acclaimed writer about race in contemporary Cuba.

The conversation will be moderated by Ned Sublette, musician and producer as well as author of Cuba and Its Music. The two will discuss Afro-Cuban literature, music and social activism.

Read Zurbano's 2013 New York Times piece, "For Blacks in Cuba, the Revolution Hasn't Begun."

Co-sponsored by the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UNC-CH and Duke, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Department of Language and Literature NCCU.

Lead image: "Havana, 2013" by Alex Webb/Magnum Photos

Roberto Zurbano

Roberto Zurbano’s career began in the field of literary criticism and from there, went on to support the Cuban hiphop movement, which eventually evolved into his current work as a Cuban social activist. Zurbano was the Fall 2013 Scholar/Writer ...

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Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette is the co-author with Constance Sublette of The ...

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