This course explores the historical underpinnings of the 1959 Cuban Revolution, U.S.-Cuban relations, and how Cubans have experienced the changes the island has undergone in the past 100 years. Particular attention is given to people of African descent who make up over a one-third of the island's population. This Cuban narrative illuminates a variety of themes including the spread of U.S. imperialism, Cuba's fight for sovereignty, and race relations in the Americas.
Satisfies a major requirement in Africana Studies
Satisfies a major requirement in Latin American Studies
Satisfies a minor requirement in Latin American Studies
Satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement
Satisfies the Cultural Diversity requirement