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Jean Stubbs Talk: The Havana Cigar Goes Global

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Puerto Rico/Latin America Cultural Center(PRLAAC)

Dr. Jean Stubbs, a distinguished British historian who has published widely on Cuba, is Associate Fellow at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, and the Bader International Study Centre(U.K) Queens University(Canada).

Join Dr. Jean Stubbs on a visual exploration of the Havana Cigar world, both real and imaginary. It is a journey of transfers of seed, knowledge and people, against a backdrop of landmark political upheavals; smoking, anti-smoking, and anti-anti-smoking campaigns; and disputed brands produced in Cuba and abroad.

Contact:

History Department, 860-486-3722, history@uconn.edu

History Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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