Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mapping colonial Havana & experimenting with digital tools

I started annotating a 1798 map of Havana, in Thinglink, to pinpoint major administrative and religious building and landmarks. Initially, I wanted to use the map to help me think through urban space for an article I am writing. The article focuses on a … Continue reading

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Aponte Commemoration

In 2012, the Comisión Aponte, of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas in Havana, organized a bicentennial commemoration of the 1812 execution of José Antonio Aponte, a free man of color, carpenter, artist, and leader of slave rebellions. The … Continue reading

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