On this edition of Independent Sources, host Garry Pierre-Pierre talks with guest, Sujatha Fernandes, Professor of Sociology, Queens College/CUNY about whether Cubans should be cautious or optimistic about the impending changes that are sure to accompany the crush of US investment on the island. Also, guest, Professor Anthony Maniscalco discusses how the privatization of public spaces may be curtailing free political speech.
“El Super” Film Screening & Discussion When: Monday, October 19, 2015 Time: 6:00pm Where: The Graduate Center at CUNY 365 Fifth Ave., Between 34th & 35th, Room C198 New York, NY 10016 As a part of the Futures Initiative’s Encountering Cuba class, join us for a showing of the classic 1979 Cuban film “El Super,” about a Cuban superintendent living and working in Harlem, NY. Providing persective of the lives of Cuban Americans
Book Discussion When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 Time: 6:30pm Where: The Graduate Center at CUNY 365 Fifth Ave., Between 34th & 35th, Skylight Room (9100) New York, NY 10016 “Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led by Transgression” As a part of the Futures Initiative’s Encountering Cuba class, join social activist, poet and author of the recent publication “Haydée Santamaría” (2015), Margaret Randall, for a discussion of her book with CUNY professor, Sujatha