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Across the Windward Passage: Haiti in the Cuban Imaginary

A Public Talk by Elzbieta Sklodowska (Washington University, St Louis)

Monday, November 15, 2010
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Rolfe 4302 (Lydeen Library)
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Elzbieta Sklodowska is a Randolph Family Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Washington University, St. Louis. Her fields of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Caribbean narrative; literary and cultural theory; Cuban narrative and culture; poetics and politics of memory; testimonial literature. She has published widely on topics pertaining to Spanish American literature, including the following books: Testimonio hispanoamericano: historia, teoría, poética; La parodia en la nueva novela hispanoamericana (1960-85); Todo ojos, todo oídos: control e insubordinación en la novela hispanoamericana (1895-1935).
She has co-authored or co-edited the following books: Huellas de las literaturas hispanoamericanas (co-authored with J. Garganigo, R. de Costa, G. Sabat-Rivers, A. Luiselli, B. Heller); La presencia de la literatura latinoamericana en Polonia (co-authored with Elzbieta Milewska and Irena Rymwid-Mickiewicz); Roberto Fernández Retamar y los estudios latinoamericanos (edited with Ben Heller). Her latest book, Espectros y espejismos: Haití en el imaginario cubano, was published by Iberoamericana-Vervuert in 2009. She also serves as General Co-Editor for Latin American Literature for Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. 


Cost : Free an open to the public

Jorge Marturano
marturano@humnet.ucla.edu

Download file: Sklodowskaflyer.pdf

Sponsor(s): , LAI Working Group on Caribbean Studies

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