Please note this year lecture locations may vary, Be sure to check the listing to see where the lecture will be held.
Also please be aware that due to increased costs, we are asking our members and non-members to pay a nominal fee for lectures.
Members are asked to $5 and Non-member $10.
More than century before the Cuban Revolution of 1959 sparked an exodus that created today’s prominent Cuban American presence, Cubans were settling in New York in what became the largest community of Latin Americans in the 19th-century Northeast. Lisandro Pérez’s new book, Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York (NYU Press), brings this community to vivid life, tracing how it was formed by both the sugar trade and the long struggle for independence from Spain. Professor Pérez…Find out more »