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  • Rojas Discusses Modern Cuba on October 18

    October 10, 2012

    Daisy Rojas, founding member and Director of Solidarity at Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Havana, presents “Building Bridges with 21st Century Cuba,” on October 18.

    “Daisy Rojas offers fascinating insights into the daily lives of Cubans under the American embargo,” said Latin American Studies Director Robert Andolina.

    Rojas will highlight gender issues, relations between church and state in Cuba, the status of reforms under Raul Castro, and her experiences as an organizer at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center. The center is a popular education nonprofit in Havana.

    This presentation, scheduled for October 18 at 6:15 p.m. in Wyckoff Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

    “Building Bridges with 21-Century Cuba” is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Latin American Studies Program, International Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work, Women and Gender Studies Program, and Events Committee, the Law School Latin America Program, and Witness for Peace Northwest.

    The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 42 undergraduate majors, 37 minors, and 7 master’s degrees.

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