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Director of National Library of Cuba to Discuss Preservation of Cultural Heritage

bib_logo_300The National Library as Patrimony: Preserving Cuba’s Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wilson Special Collections Library
5:30 p.m. | Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Free and open to the public
Information: Teresa Chapa, (919) 962-3948

Ongoing efforts to preserve Cuba’s written cultural heritage will be the subject of a lecture Tuesday, March 26, in the Wilson Special Collections Library.

The Director of the National Library of Cuba, Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas, will provide an overview of the Library’s collections and innovative user services.

The 5:30 p.m. event in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room is free and open to the public.

Torres Cuevas is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Unión Nacional de Historiadores de Cuba, the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, and the Asociación de Historiadores Latinoamericanos y del Caribe, and is the current president of the Cuban Academy of History.

The evening is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA).

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