Luisa Campuzano Joins Panel on Cuban Literature and Culture

Cuban feminist scholar Luisa Campuzano joins Iraida H. López and Araceli Tinajero for a panel discussion (held in Spanish): “Literatura y cultura cubana.” The panel will explore literature and culture in contemporary Cuba. The event will take place this Friday, January 14, 2011, at 5:00pm at The Graduate Center, Room 9204 (located at 365 Fifth Avenue @34th Street).

Luisa Campuzano teaches at the University of Havana, directs the Women’s Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, and is editor of the journal Revolución y Cultura. She is the author of Las muchachas de La Habana no tienen perdón de Dios (2004, winner of Premio de la Crítica, reprinted in 2010) and Narciso y Eco: Tradición clásica y literatura latinoamericana (2006). Among other works, she also edited and wrote the prologue for Condesa de Merlin: Memorias y ficciones habaneras (2010).

Iraida H. López teaches at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She is the author of La autobiografía hispana contemporánea en los Estados Unidos: a través del caleidoscopio (2001) and numerous critical essays. She also edited Ena Lucía Portela: El viejo, el asesino, yo y otros cuentos (2009) and a novel, also by Portela, Cien botellas en una pared (2010).

Araceli Tinajero is a Mexican scholar and the author of Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano (2004), El lector de tabaquería (2007), and El Lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader (2009). Tinajero is the editor of Cultura y letras cubanas en el siglo XXI.

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