Latin America expert Julia Sweig to discuss Cuba, December 3
Julia E. Sweig, the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will present a public talk at the Woodrow Wilson School titled, "Cuba in the 21st Century," at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 3 in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus. A reception and book signing of her new book "Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know" will take place after the talk.
Sweig is an award-winning author of “Inside the Cuban Revolution” and director of numerous Council-sponsored Task Forces on Latin America. Her latest book “Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know” was released in June 2009.
Her areas of expertise are Latin America, U.S.-Latin America policy and anti-Americanism.
Sweig is currently on the Board of Directors of Foreign Affairs en Español and a consultant on Latin American affairs at the Congressional Program and The Aspen Institute.
She received the Herbert Feis Award for her publication “Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground, American Historical Association” (2003).
This lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program in Latin American Studies. It is free and open to the public.