Symposium held at the Robert C. Goizueta Pavilion at the University of Miami, on April 20, 2012.
Co-hosted by the Cuban Heritage Collection and the Center for Latin American Studies
Made possible by a grant from The Goizueta Foundation

Afro-Cuban Identity through Music, Myth and Metaphor: A Study of Danzón, Creation Myths, and the
Symbolism of “El monte”

Introductory comments: Professor Chrissy Arce, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

“Danzón al rescate: Cuba y México,” Laura Chaviano
“Origin Stories and the Creation of Race in the Work of Lydia Cabrera,” Robin Morey
“Vámonos al monte: La conexión discursiva entre la religión afrocubana y los movimientos verdes,” Kennia Pluas

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