Cuban Memories of Political Life in the Revolution

Elizabeth Dore, Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Southampton, UK, will be presenting at this workshop.

Friday, January 12, 2007
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Young Research Library
Presentation Room 11348
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Elizabeth Dore is Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Southampton, UK.  Her research has treated issues of class, race, gender and ethnicity in Central America, Peru and Cuba.  She is the author of Myths of Modernity: Peonage and Patriarchy in Nicaragua (Duke, 2006); co-editor of Hidden Histories of Women and the State in Latin America (Duke, 2000); editor of Gender Politics in Latin America: Debates in Theory and Practice (Monthly Review, 1997); and author of The Peruvian Mining Industry:  Growth, Stagnation and Crisis (Westview, 1988).  She is on the editorial board of NACLA: Report on the Americas and Latin American Perspectives and has consulted for NGOs.  Her presentation is based on her current research on memories of life in the Cuban revolution.  Carried out by a team of British and Cuban scholars under the direction of Professor Dore, the project has collected numerous in-depth life history interviews drawn from a cross-section of women and men in Havana.  For further information about the project, visit the project website:

Parking is available in lot 3 for $8.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Robin Derby

Sponsor(s): , Latin American Center, UCLA Center for Oral History Research, UC-Cuba Symposium.