Talk by Cuban Scholar & Cultural Critic

The Department of Dramatic Arts: Theatre Studies,
El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies and the
Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages

Present
Visiting Cuban Scholar, Editor, Author & Cultural Critic

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Roberto Zurbano Torres is the Editor/Publisher of Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba.  Casa de las Americas is one of the most prestigious non-governmental cultural organizations in the Americas.  The institution publishes the work of writers, artists, musicians, playwrights and scholars of literature and the arts and social sciences of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Current Book Projects:
 The Invisible Triangle of Twentieth Century Cuba:  Literature, Race and Nation
&
Outside the Club: A Map of the Nation of Hip Hop in Cuba.

 December 4 @ 11am

Dodd Research center Konover Auditorium

Roberto Zurbano is a sponsored special guest scholar in residence at the Griffis Art Center-International Artist Residency Program, (GAC), in New London, Connecticut, (www.griffisartcenter.com).  Roberto’s speaking engagements in cultural and academic institutions include Emory University, Spellman College, Morehouse College, Vanderbilt University and others.  For additional information please contact Migdalia Salas, Griffis Art Center, International Scholars Program Committee Chair at 860-501-0688.

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