8:27am

Wed September 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

Revolution and Progress in Modern Cuba

“Revolution and Progress in 21st Century Cuba”

A public lecture and discussion by

Rodrigo Gonzalez

(University of Havana)

 

Monday, September 23, 2013

6:00-7:30 p.m.

COE (College of Education) room 164

 

The lecture and discussion will be followed by a catered reception.

Event hosted by the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

and the Department of Political Science.

Rodrigo González is currently director of the academic and cultural partnership of Cuba Girasol and Estévez Travel.  A resident of Cuba, he has studied at the University of Havana, the Higher Institute of International Relations Raúl Roa (ISRI), and San Francisco State University (USA).  Mr. González has twenty years of experience in research, consulting, and U.S./Cuba exchange programs, including a number of years as director of the Global Exchange Cuba program.  Since 2000 his work has concentrated on researching U.S./Cuba relations, social and environmental development in Cuba, and the coordination of academic and cultural programs for universities and colleges, including MTSU and KIIS.