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Professor to address Cuba and economy

Published 10:53 am, Thursday, February 28, 2013
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Ted Henken, associate professor and chairman of the Black and Hispanic Studies Department at Baruch College, City University of New York, will speak at the World Affairs Forum at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at UCONN/Stamford, Board Street and Washington Boulevard.

Networking and refreshments take place at 5:45 P.M.

Henken holds a joint appointment in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. He specializes in courses on contemporary Cuban culture and society, Latinos in the U.S., race and ethnic relations, the sociology of religion, international migration, and comparative urban studies courses on Havana, New York and New Orleans. Henken's research focuses on the Internet in Cuba, assessing the depth, breadth, representativeness, and social impact of the Cuban blogging phenomenon. He holds a doctorate in Latin American Studies from Tulane University.

Admission is free for Forum and Ambassadors' Roundtable Series members, faculty and students. The cost is $20 for the general public. For reservations, call 203-356-0340 or email info@worldaffairsforum.org.