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#179 Literature, Culture and Authoritarianism in Brazil, 1930-1945

By Randal Johnson


From the Introduction

#178 Music, Social Classes, and the National Question of Puerto Rico

By A.G. Quintero-Rivera


From the Introduction

In the 1970s, when everyone thought that Isadora Duncan had been completely forgotten in Puerto Rican culture, Puerto Rico's most important salsa composer (who is not a professional musician, but a mulatto postman), Catalino "Tito" Curet-Alonso, dedicated a song to the turn-of-the-century ballet dancer.

Changes in Cuban Society since the Nineties (No. 15)

Wilson Center Reports on the Americas No. 15: Changes in Cuban Society since the Nineties

Cambios en la Sociedad Cubana desde los Noventa (No. 16)

Wilson Center Reports on the Americas No. 16: Cambios en la sociedad Cubana desde los noventa

329. Migrating Icons: Politics and Serbian Cultural Heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina before and after 1992

Svetlana Rakic is Associate Professor of Art at Franklin College. She spoke at an EES Noon Discussion on November 8, 2006. The following is a summary of her presentation. Meeting Report 329.

319. The Albanian Experience of Communism in the Fiction of Ismail Kadare

John K. Cox is Associate Professor and Chair of History at Wheeling Jesuit University. He spoke at an EES Noon Discussion on February 25, 2005. The following is a summary of his presentation. Meeting Report 319.

153. The Hidden Geography of Czech Modernism

Katherine David-Fox comments:
Although most Czech literati of the 1890's generation rejected the possibility of emigration, and indeed rarely left Bohemia, these writers complained of an ideological and aesthetic claustrophobia in their native land. Much of the decade between 1890 and 1900 was marked by their rebellion against the "official" national culture and various normative categories associated with the national movement.

Middle Eastern Women on the Move

Haleh Esfandiari

Women, Information Technology, and Human Development
Mahnaz Afkhami

Zanan: Trials and Successes of a Feminist Magazine in Iran
Roza Eftekhari

The Art of Female Publishing
Mansoureh Ettehadieh

Is Reformist Politics Good for Iranian Women?
Farideh Farhi

From Program to Practice:Towards Women’s Meaningful and Effective Political Participation in Jordan and Lebanon
Laurie King-Irani

Art Exhibit: "The Business of Sustainable Development--An African Forest Tale"

You are cordially invited to a special exhibition of art by Senegalese Glass Painter Mor Gueye illustrating a children's story written by Woodrow Wilson Fellow Jesse Ribot on the disjuncture between European and local discourses in colonial and post-colonial forestry.