Lectures and Special Events Cuba: Threads of Change

Join a conversation that explores Cuba’s remarkable biodiversity and its changing relationship with the United States. Historian and policy expert Julia Sweig, anthropologist Ruth Behar, environmental lawyer Dan Whittle, and herpetologist and co-curator of ¡Cuba! Chris Raxworthy lead a lively dialogue focused on contemporary Cuba and its people, identity, and biodiversity. Moderated by conservation biologist and co-curator of ¡Cuba! Ana Luz Porzecanski.

A performance in ¡Cuba! by award-winning storyteller David Gonzalez follows.

Major funding for ¡Cuba! has been provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund.

Generous support for ¡Cuba! has been provided by the Dalio Ocean Initiative.

The Ford Foundation and JetBlue have also committed to supporting ¡Cuba!

American Museum of Natural History, February 28, 2017

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