Changes in Religion as Cuban Politics Evolve

November 7

Presented by: Elisa Shoenberger
7pm : WSCC Center Stage Theater

Elisa will share how she obtained these posters through special permits from the Cuban government. She’ll discuss the rich visual language of graphic design reflected in posters and the production challenges that designers in Cuba face. Follow this event on Facebook.


Elisa Shoenberger is a freelance writer, researcher and historian. She has a BS in Latin American history from the University of Chicago, a MA in Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA with specialization of marketing and operations management from Loyola University. She focused on Chilean socialist comic books for her undergraduate thesis and Cuban poster propaganda for her MA thesis. She traveled to Cuba as a translator in 2011. She has worked in nonprofits since 2008 and worked in the fundraising sector as a fundraising researcher since 2012. She writes about art, books, the law, philanthropy, animals and nature, for a variety of publications. She has written for the Boston Globe, Deadspin, Syfy, Hyperallergic, Book Riot and many others.​