Historian Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández will discuss the Cuban Revolution at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Lyceum Speaker Series on Thursday, April 14 at noon in the Recital Hall (building H).
Cuban Revolution at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Lyceum Speaker Series on Thursday, April 14 at noon in the Recital Hall (building H). The event is free and open to the public.
Martínez-Fernández will discuss Cuba's complex and controversial revolutionary trajectory. His most recent book “Revolutionary Cuba: a History” was featured in the 2014 Miami Book Fair International and selected for the 2015 University of Central Florida Book Festival.
“Having written the most recent, comprehensive and balanced analysis of the Cuban revolution, Luis Martínez-Fernández has positioned himself as a leading expert in Cuban-American relations at a critical moment in the relationship between these two nations,” said William Morgan, associate professor of history at LSC-Montgomery.
Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Lima, Peru, Martínez-Fernández has a master’s in history from the University of Puerto Rico and a doctorate in history from Duke University. He is a professor of history at the University of Central Florida.
LSC-Montgomery’s Lyceum Speaker’s Series provides a variety of free presentations throughout the fall and spring semesters based on sociological, historical, economical, political, psychological, and spiritual views. All students, staff and faculty, as well as community members, are invited to attend any Lyceum event throughout the year. For more information, visit www.LoneStar.edu/Lyceum-Montgomery.
For more information about LSC-Montgomery’s history department, visit www.lonestar.edu/history-dept-montgomery. For more information about the Martínez-Fernández event, contact William Morgan, associate professor of history at LSC-Montgomery at 936.273.7355.
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.