A country’s sights can tell you a lot–but so can its words. For a glimpse into Cuba, take a look at this collection of signs and scribblings from a summer on the island.
(The photos that appear in this piece were taken by the author during a trip to Havana’s Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. The artworks were made by Cuban painters in the last century.) When University of Havana sociologist Magela Romero […]
¿Dónde puedo comprar huevos? I asked our host, Isis, curious about acquiring some fresh eggs. If anyone knew where they could be found, it would be the woman who serves us two hefty plates of fried, scrambled, or omelet-style eggs […]
[Relaxing on the Malecón.] On May 26th, 2019, our group of twelve arrived at the Jose Martí International Airport in Havana, fleeing New York City on what was by far the warmest day of spring. While we waited for the […]
Finding the Lost Chinese Diaspora in Havana Cheongsam, in Cantonese, is a type of long dress that comes to mind when I tell you that Chinese women wear this! It’s very traditional, very formal, and in the past was reserved […]
Each summer, students from SGPIA spread out across the world as part of the International Field Program (IFP) and Studio Programs! Students conduct independent research, contribute to the vital work of local non-profits, NGOs, and government agencies, and gain invaluable […]