Global Series event to focus on ‘A Changing Cuba’

Western Carolina University’s International Studies Program will continue its Global Spotlight Series on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when it presents “A Changing Cuba.”

The event will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the A.K. Hinds University Center. The Global Spotlight Series is a group of interdisciplinary panel discussions that cover a wide variety of major international events.

Alexander Macaulay, associate professor of history, will speak on “Rebels in Cuba: American Reactions to Cuban Revolutions.” Panelists include Lori Oxford, associate professor of Spanish; WCU Cuban culture course student Laura Powell; and special guest Juan Nicolas Padron, a renowned poet and essayist and professor of literature and history. Padron is known for his work at Casa de las Americas, widely considered to be one of the most important cultural institutions in Latin America.

For more information, call Garrett Fisher at 929-227-3906.