Raul Fernandez’s research has focused on economic and cultural transactions between the U.S. and Latin America. His publications include: The U.S.-Mexico Border: A Politico-Economic Profile, University of Notre Dame Press, 1977; the Mexican-American Border Region: Issues and Trends, University of Notre Dame Press, 1989; Latin Jazz: The Perfect Combination, Chronicle Books and Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 2002; One hundred years of Chicano History: Empire, Nations and Migration (with Gilbert González), Routledge, 2003; From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz, Univ. of California Press, 2006; and Hablando de Música Cubana, (Bogotá: Colombia, forthcoming).
He also edited (with Gilbert Gonzalez et al) Labor versus Empire: Race, Gender and Migration, Routledge: New York and London,2004, and (with Jeff Belnap) José Martí’s Our America: From National to Hemispheric Cultural Studies, Duke University Press, 1998. A Fulbright Fellow, he is the Curator of the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit Latin Jazz: La combinación Perfecta, which opened in Washington, D.C. in 2002 and traveled to twelve US cities through 2006.
Professor Fernandez is Chair of the UC-CUBA Multi-Campus Research Program of the University of California.
Part of the Latin American Institute's Cuba-Caribbean Working Group.
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute
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