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Cuba's Youth: Conversation with Tracey Eaton at Flagler College

Event Date:

November 10, 2015 | 10:00 AM EST
Image by Tracey Eaton. Cuba, 2015.

The U.S. and Cuba are emerging from decades of Cold War hostility, raising expectations of sweeping...

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Musician Julio Cesar Onate, 27, far right, checks his email at a WiFi hotspot outside the Hotel Vedado in Havana. 'There's a little more freedom in things we didn't have before,' he said. 'Now they give you the opportunity to get on the Internet.' Image by Tracey Eaton. Cuba, 2015.

Students, faculty and members of the community join Tracey Eaton , assistant professor of writing, reporting and multimedia at Flagler College, on Tuesday, November 10, for "Cuba: A New Dawn?"—part of the 2015 Flagler College Community Lecture Series.

Eaton shares reporting from his 2015 Pulitzer Center-supported project "Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?" In August, he also assisted NBC with its coverage of the historic opening of the U.S. embassy in Havana.

For the past five years, Eaton has researched Cuba's democracy movement and the U.S. government's role in the country's political transition. In December 2014, he traveled to Havana to present his findings at a conference. He also assisted the South Florida Sun Sentinel with a year-long investigation into Cuban organized crime.

Eaton has a master's degree in journalism from Temple University and was a Fulbright scholar in Ecuador. He has conducted journalism workshops in Guatemala, Bolivia and Nicaragua, and has been an invited speaker at conferences in Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica and Cuba.

"Cuba: A New Dawn?"
Tuesday, November 10
10 am–12 pm
Flagler College
Ponce Hall
74 King Street
St. Augustine, Florida

Reservations are not required, but space is limited. Call 904-826-8617 for reservations.
For more information on the Community Lecture Series, please also visit Flagler College.


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