Guantanamo Past and Present
“Guantanamo Past and Present: The Politics of the Law on the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay”
A public lecture by Jana Lipman
On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5 PM, the Center for the Study of the Gulf South is pleased to welcome Dr. Jana Lipman, Associate Professor of History at Tulane University to discuss her research on the social, labor, and military history of the Guantánamo Naval Base in Cuba. Her book Guantánamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution (University of California Press, 2009) is based on archival research and oral interviews conducted in both Cuba and the United States. In 2009 it was co-winner of the Taft Prize in Labor History. Dr. Lipman has also served as an advisor for the Guantánamo Public Memory Project (http://hrcolumbia.org/guantanamo) and published a number of articles related to U.S.-Caribbean relations, military institutions, labor, and migration in the Caribbean.
Date: March 19, 2014