Summer 2006

Summer 2006

Cuba Graduate Research, June 29-Juy 8 2006

Eight CSULB graduate students conducted exploratory research in Cuba as part of their respective programs of study. Three students from the graduate program in Psychology, two from Communication, one from History and another from Art History travelled to Cuba from June 29 through July 8. They also participated in a series of acitivities commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Puerto Rican mission in La Habana where senior members of Cuba’s government were in attendance, including, Ricardo Alarcon Quesada, President of the Cuban National Assembly.

Below, are the Cuba trip participants with Dr. Rodriguez.

Cuba 2006 CSULB Group

Below is one of the trip participants conducting and interview with Lillebit Fradraga, assistant to renowned Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa in the artists’ studio in Old Havana..

Garaicoa Assistant Interview

Below is Ricardo Alarcon Quesada, president of the Cuban National Assembly and guest speaker of one of the events at the Puerto Rican Mission 40th anniversary.

Ricardo Alarcon Quesada

CSULB Students Meet Ricardo Alarcon Quesada, President of Cuba’s National Assembly.

Ricardo Alarcon and CSULB Students

La Habana provincial headquarters of the Cuban Communist Party.

PCC Headquarters La Habana

Below is a group of Puerto Rican activists who gathered at the Puerto Rican Mission’s 40th anniversary reception in Havana with the CSULB contingent.

Puerto Ricans and CUSLB Students
Latino Transnational Experience in the Caribbean: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Haiti