Book presentation: Afro-Cuban Theatre of the Diaspora, edited by Armando González-Pérez


A post by Peter Jordens.

Afro-Cuban Theatre of the Diaspora: Critical Essays

Edited by Armando González-Pérez; Foreword by Jorge Rodríguez-Florido

Philadelphia (PA): Ediciones La Gota de Agua, 2013

258 pages

ISBN: 978-0981930336

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 4 p.m.

272 Lalumiere Language Hall

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A Book Presentation by Armando González-Pérez (Spanish and Spanish American literature and culture, Marquette University) and Jorge Rodríguez-Florido (Roosevelt University). The event will be held in English.  It is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided after the book presentation. For more information, please call (414) 288-7063 or (414) 288-7268 or contact the presenters at and

Book endorsements:

“A significant, necessary and even essential text for academics and researchers alike, and for those interested in the Cuban theater – and particularly in the theater of exile.” –Marcelo Fajardo-Cárdenas, University of Mary Washington

“A magnificent work.  It will achieve an important place in the bibliography of the Cuban and Latin American theater.” –Elsa Bennet, US Naval Academy

“A beautiful book in its focus and research.” –Kirsten Nigro, University of Texas at El Paso

“A fabulous book.  It is an important contribution to Cuban theater.” –Julia Cuervo Hewitt, Penn State University


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