#CubAngola40 is Almost Here – What You Need to Know

This Friday, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC), Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, and the Department of History at NYU have the pleasure of welcoming a diverse group of speakers to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Cuban military intervention in Angola’s warContinue reading “#CubAngola40 is Almost Here – What You Need to Know”

#CubAngola40: Rethinking the 1975 Afro-Cuban War

In November of 1975 the Cuban government made a major military intervention in Angola’s independence process. Forty years later we gather to commemorate this historical moment and its consequences with #CubAngola40  – a daylong symposium at New York University. This event will be held at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center on Friday,Continue reading “#CubAngola40: Rethinking the 1975 Afro-Cuban War”

Spring 2015 Colloquium: Latin American Independence in the Age of Revolution

On February 23rd, CLACS inaugurates its Spring 2015 Colloquium Series “Latin American Independence in the Age of Revolution” with a lecture by Sergio Serulnikov, Director of the Graduate Program in History at the University of San Andres in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His talk, titled “La crisis del orden colonial en Hispanoamérica,” will address crucial theoreticalContinue reading “Spring 2015 Colloquium: Latin American Independence in the Age of Revolution”