Winter interim trip teaches students about island's complex history Twitter
Rum, cigars, and sugar cane. Or revolution, missile crisis, and communism. Or education, health care, and art. Cuba is a name that elicits many thoughts. Suzanne Westfall, professor of theater, and Luis Schettino, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, led a group of Lafayette students during January to help understand the complex history of the island. They focused specifically on agriculture, exploring how the Cuban Revolution transformed society and the ways Cubans relate to their land and environment. Here are some images that capture their journey.