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Afro-Cuban Media Proposal: Me You & Eshu

Final Project Abstract Me, You & Eshu Television Series Treatment The Assignment: Students were prompted to come up with a proposal for a project of some sort of expressive communication that allows them to familiarize an American audience with Afro-Cuban religions and culture. We’re at a point in history where it would be beneficial for […]



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TV Show Proposal: Santeria in Cuba

The United States and Cuba have had a long-severed relationship. The Cuban culture, religions, and aesthetics are not commonly known to Americans. I am proposing a TV series to help break a barrier between the current perception of the Afro-Cuban experience and the way in which Afro-Caribbean religion is practiced. The TV series would feature […]



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Munchkin Santeria

For class this semester we have been learning about the Afro-Caribbean culture and how it is entering and merging with the United States. This religion started when African Yoruba slaves were brought to Cuba. To preserve their culture they decided to fuse aspects of their culture with the dominant culture in that new area they […]



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Santeria Botanica

In recent events, the possibility of opening up trade with Cuba again has been set forth by President Obama and Raul Castro.  The two have announced the wish to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries as well.  So now more than ever it is important to learn as much as possible about Cuba and […]



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Santeria Botanicás and the Internet

During class a few weeks ago we investigated physical locations and online retail pages of Santeria religious stores called Botánicas. Unfortunately, we as a class agreed that these websites were less than flattering or inviting to those not initiated in the religion. This evaluation is what gave me the idea for my Shaking the Spirit […]



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