CSM presents “The African Diaspora in Latin American Culture.” 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Campus Center (CC) Building, CC 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Mesi Walton will discuss how the dances from migrated Africans influenced dance across Latin America and the Caribbean. Free. email@example.com, 301-934-7659.
CSM presents “The Invisibilization of the Visible African-Cuban Identity after the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the End of the U.S. Embargo.” 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 22. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, BI 104, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Dr. Clément A. Akassi, professor at Howard University, will discuss the intersection between the cultural identity of Afro-Cubans and their connection to Latin America through music, religion, culture and politics. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-934-7659.