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The Politics of Afrocuban Cultural Expression in New York City
This paper examines Afrocuban cultural practices in New York City, specifically the ‘folkloric’ music and dance complex known as rumba. I look at these cultural performances as arenas in which blackExpand
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Memory and the impact of political transformation in public space
Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space explores the effects of major upheavals--wars, decolonization, and other social and economic changes--on the forms, places, andExpand
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Remesas multi-direccionales y etnografia viajera
Durante varios anos de hacer investigaciones con Cubanos en New York y La Habana, informantes en ambos lugares me han dado dinero, cartas y paquetes para llevar “al otro lado”. Como otros viajerosExpand
"You're the Anthropologist…You know What to Write": Collaborations with the Maya Community of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Last year, my collaborator Adrian Ventura, director of the Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores (Workers' Community Center, or CCT), asked me to write a letter to an elected official on theExpand
Audiovisual Remittances and Transnational Subjectivities
In the summer of 2000 in Havana, Pedro Farin a former member of the acclaimed Cuban folkloric troupe Los Munequitos de Matanzas, asked me to videotape a rehearsal of a his new rumba group.1 A fewExpand
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Afrocuban Religion, Museums, and the Cuban Nation
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