Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Guantanamo: Evening Performance with Artspot Productions and the Graduates

November 8th, 2014
7 PM

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project presents “Guantanamo: Evening Performance with Artspot Productions and the Graduates” at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., at 7 PM>

Speakers include Meg Garvey, Managing Director, Louisiana Center for Children‘€™s Rights; Jerrod Thompson-Hicks, Second Chances Project, Staff Attorney, Louisiana Center for Children‘€™s Rights

The performance will expose people to graduates of Artspot Productions, which will present on experiences of female incarcerated individuals and emphasize the physical, mental, and emotional, as well as spiritual, effects of incarceration. The aim is to soften perceptions of formerly incarcerated individuals.

The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba from multiple perspectives and raises questions about U.S. relations, civil liberties, national security, and public memory in the past, present, and future. Admission is free and open to the public. If you are interested in a group tour of the exhibit or would like more information, please contact Jana Lipman, or visit

This event is sponsored by the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, New Orleans Center for Gulf South, Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University Honors Program, Tulane University African and African Diaspora Studies, The Murphy Institute, Altman Program, Center for Public Service, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, Tulane University History Department, Joan Mitchell Center, UNO Latin American Studies, CubaNOLA Arts Collective, and Jefferson Muslim Association (J.M.A.).