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Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... depictions of black gay male sexuality and U.S.-Cuban relations. Brown ultimately asserts that the play is a metaphor for the relationship between the United States and Cuba. ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... This chapter features D. Soyini Madison’s interview with Cuban Hustle creator Cedric Brown. Madison and Brown discuss the political implications of the play’s depictions of black gay male sexuality and U.S.-Cuban relations. Brown ultimately asserts that the play is a metaphor...
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By Fred Rosen
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 08 September 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... by hostile crowds in Caracas. 1959 The Cuban Revolution triumphs, and Castro ousts Batista; anti-American riots take place in Bolivia, provoked by a Time magazine article that questions Bolivian sovereignty. 1960 U.S.-Cuban relations deteriorate. 1961 President Kennedy inaugurates the Alliance for Progress...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 24 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
... of a putatively brown nation. Batería, in other words, is a signal instance of the kind of contemporary queer Cuban cultural production that calls for a transectional analysis, one that moves across the ideological haze that frames U.S.- Cuban relations. Mun oz understood the myriad Cuban and Cuban diasporic...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
... was both limited and 30 alan knight short-lived. A more pervasive and durable but very soft soft power may involve American culture and consumerism. But it is far from clear how very soft power what one might call mushy powercan be uti- lized by U.S. administrations. Latin Americans even Cubans may ad...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012634-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1263-4
... elites who fled the island decades earlier, Mariel refugees were denigrated by both the Castro regime and es- tablished bourgeois Miami Cubans. The Castro government framed the refugees as trans and homosexual perverts and/or deviant criminals, and many were treated as such when they arrived on U.S...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
.... The case was eventually concluded when U.S. attorney general Janet Reno ordered González to be returned to his father in Cuba. The media was satu- rated with images of the child being seized from his Miami relatives home. The Cuban American community who protested in favor of keeping the boy in Miami...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
..., and a short- term windfall of World War II related U.S. expenditures in military infrastructure building. A Columbia- trained economist, Tugwell had joined Roo se velt s Brain Trust of advisers in 1932. He had visited Puerto Rico as assistant secretary of agriculture in 1934, a visit that led to government...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
..., and social medicine aspirations. Revolutionary Cuba served as a key leader of health justice initiatives across borders illustrated in this collection by Cheasty Anderson s chapter on Cuban- Nicaraguan health cooperation under the 1980s Sandinista regime.16 But this period was not only marked by civil...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... to shelter a dissident U.S. nurse; witnessed Argentine psychiatrists strugg le across borders to define their mode of practice in a context of po liti cal repres- sion; and saw the rise of Cuban- Nicaraguan health cooperation amid a brutal antileftist insurgency. Sometimes skirting controversy, health...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... popu lar sympathy for commu- nism at a time when the Cuban Revolution made securing the allegiance of Latin American regimes a central geopo liti cal goal of the United States.59 Viel s population initiatives did not equate rapid population growth with an alleged communist threat, yet he drew from...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... diplomacy on the development of a socialist health care system in Sandinista Nicaragua. By focusing on the local and the personal as well as the global, this study explores not only what Cuban cooperation to Nicaragua meant vis- à- vis the Cold War and U.S. Latin American relations, but also how Cuban...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... Chapter 3 explains that since the December 2014 reestablishment of diplomatic relations U.S. Americans have shown a renewed interest in Cuba, and many news stories and books have appeared. However, few of these have given the Cuban point of view about its own history. This chapter addresses...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... to allow a meeting between U.S. and Cuban women. Stiff and formal, it finally was galvanized into a true exchange of views when Pastor Vega, one of the Cuban men who insisted on attending, intervened with remarks about feminine nature that managed to infuriate and therefore unify all of us...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... of U.S. control over its finances and customs.44 Opposition to U.S. closed­ door imperialism expanded into an even broader transimperial phenomenon once local critics among the former colonies of the Spanish Empire joined the free­ trade fight. Cubans and Filipinos were among the loudest in voicing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-108
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... the Cubans. Throughout the course of history, they have shown not just with words, but with deeds that they can stand up before the world with dignity, trying to build a country in which men and women can eat, go to school, can have what they need when they are ill; a country in which there is an attempt...
Series: The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012894-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1289-4
.... Through the practice of a grammar of libera- tion, Lam s art allows for the naming of place that makes self-assertion and self-definition possible.86 One can certainly interpret many of Lam s works after 1942 as taking issue with the institutionalized racism experienced by Black Cubans as well as the U.S...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... on the narrative without actu• ally dislodging the narrative dominance. One Way or Another, however, can be seen as an instance of actually pushing narrative into a subordi• nate relation to the documentary elements. The actors, for example, were popular stars in Cuban film and television, yet they were made...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
... of the economic- social factor in the production of neuro- psychical disturbances. 41 His trip to Romania, however, inspired a subsequently combative approach to Cuban psychoanalysis. He related that upon his return, he spoke about Pav- lovianism for nearly four hours, well into the early morning at the Cuban...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
...CONTRIBUTORS Cheasty Anderson received her PhD in History from the University of Texas, Austin in 2014. Her essay Doctors within Borders: Cuban Medical Diplomacy to Sandinista Nicaragua, 1979 1990 appears in Beyond the Ea gle s Shadow: New Histories of Latin Amer- i ca s Cold War (2013). She...