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Yesenia Fernandez

PHD Student

Media, Culture, and Communication

Cuban born performer and researcher, Yesenia Fernandez Selier is the recipient of fellowships from CLACSO, CUNY Caribbean Exchange Program, Cuban Heritage Collection and the organization “Save Latin America”. Her work on Afro Cuban culture, encompassing dance, music and race identity has been published in Cuba, United States and Brazil. She produced the theater play “ Women Orishas” for Miami Cuban Museum (2013) and the show “Cuba en Clave” for the New York Cuban Cultural Center (2014). She was featured dancing Yemaya in Jazz at Lincoln Center 2014 opening with Winton Marsalis, Chucho Valdes and Pedrito Martinez.


Media, Culture, and Communication

Our media studies programs train agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. Learn to analyze media and technology in its cultural, social, and global contexts.

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