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MDC Wolfson Campus Presents a Conversation with LGBT Activists and Dissidents from Cuba


Miami, June 17, 2013 - Miami Dade College 's (MDC) Arts and Philosophy department at the Wolfson Campus, in collaboration with MDC's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI), will host a conversation with LGBT activists and Cuban dissidents Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada Cepero This event is in Spanish and is free and open to the public.

Moderated by MDC Professor Alfredo Triff, Iriepa and Estrada Cepero's presentation will focus on the LGBT community's struggles in Cuba. They pose the question, "Can there be rights while there is stigma?"

MDC continues to provide a platform for thought-provoking discussions. The college has recently hosted a number of Cuban dissidents, including blogger/journalist Yoani Sanchez, three members of the Ladies in White, Antonio Rodiles, Eliecer Avila, Manuel Cuesta Morua, Leonardo Calvo, and Juan Madrazo, among others.  

MDC Wolfson Campus to Host a Conversation with Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada Cepero

  • WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 2, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, Room 7128 500 NE Second Ave. Building 7 (first floor of the parking garage located on N.E. 5 St. and 2 Ave.)

For more information about this event, please contact the Wolfson Campus Arts and Philosophy department at 305-237-3721.

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