por Gerardo Muñoz
¿Cuáles serían las imágenes que nos ayudan a combatir hoy el entusiasmo? Por entusiasmo comprendo aquí no solo la reacción generalizada que han despertado los recientes cambios diplomáticos entre Cuba y EEUU, sino también un modo de comprensión y lectura asociada con aquel momento en que el viejo Emanuel Kant trató de delimitar un modo de posicionarse ante el evento de la Revolución Francesa (1).
The people of West Baltimore populate Princeton sociologist Patricia Fernández-Kelly‘s recently released book, “The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State.”
Through the stories of D.B. Wilson, Big Floyd, Little Floyd and other residents, Fernández-Kelly said she has tried to shine a light on the lives of people in some of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in America — lives often overlooked by society.
Read more about Patricia Fernández-Kelly’s book
Presenting Princeton’s Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera
The Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera is a steadily growing repository containing a previously unavailable subset of Princeton’s Latin American Ephemera Collection as well as newly acquired materials being digitized and added on an ongoing basis.
PLAS fellow João Cezar de Castro Rocha on the Latin American literary boom: the importance of Firestone Library […]
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Two Princeton University seniors have been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize to spend one year pursuing international civic engagement projects after graduation. The $30,000 prize will support a project by Yessica Martinez in Colombia and Damaris Miller in Nepal and India.
The award to Martinez will help her use poetry to empower a community in her native Colombia that faces a moment of transition and change. Miller’s award will assist her work to assess the environmental efforts of monasteries and help the institutions’ residents identify ways to increase their environmental sustainability.
I thought you might be interested in my most recent piece on Cuba:
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Princeton seniors Yessica Martinez and Jake Robertson have been named co-winners of the University’s 2015 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.
They will be recognized at a luncheon during Alumni Day on campus Saturday, Feb. 21.
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University is pleased to announce its selection of the 2016 cohort of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative (SINSI) – read more here.