History of Art and Architecture

The Ceiba and the Watchtower: Landscapes of Power and Resistance in Cuba’s Valle de los Ingenios - Colloquium

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Jen Donnelly

This presentation will investigate the architectural and spatial methods 19th-century owners and operators of sugar mills employed to control enslaved laborers in the Valle de los Ingenios, Cuba and the spatial means by which enslaved laborers subverted, challenged, and survived these power systems.


Zoom password available on HAA Undergraduate and Graduate Canvas sites, or by request from haadept@pitt.edu