Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

El Paquete: Cuba’s Netflix or Something More

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

4 p.m.

Kim Koo Library

A presentation on CLACS-funded research by Abbie Galloway (‘16) with Jennifer Lambe (History).

El Paquete is an underground system of digital material that circulates the island of Cuba via a network of distributors and consumers. Though generally sensationalized as Cuba's illicit Netflix, this perspective ignores the complicated history and politics of this phenomenon.

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies