Wednesday, 13 May 2015
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Talk: Cuba and Cuban Women Today

Lecture in Spanish (with English interpretation)

Norma Vasallo, Professor in the Women’s Studies Department at the University of Havana, Cuba, will address how today's world is changing, and how Cuba is changing with it, a situation which presents challenges and opportunities to the women of Cuba.

Vasallo will talk about Cuba and Cuban women today, including a discussion of such issues as gender, race, class and sex work or prostitution. She will suggest how women's rights and gender equity in Cuba might be advanced in the future. Following the lecture, Vasallo will open the floor for questions.

Location:

Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art
300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501
360-705-2819