October 6, 1999 – Luis Campuzano: “Viajeras cubanos a Estados Unidos/Cuban Women Travelers to the U.S.”

Wednesday, October 6 | Oakes Mural Room | 4:00 PM

Cuban feminist scholar Luisa Campuzano is a founder and director of the WomenÍs Studies program at Casa de las Ame’ricas in Havana, as well as Professor of Literature at the Universidad de la Habana. Her distinguished list of publications on Latin American culture and history includes, most recently, a book on magical realist Alejo Carpentier, Carpentier entonces y ahora (1997) and the two-volume edited collection, Mujeres latinoamericanos: siglos XVI al XIX, published jointly in Havana and Mexico City. She is currently researching a book on Cuban women travelers to the U.S. The lecture will be in Spanish, with a bilingual question-and-answer session to follow; an English version of the talk will be available at the Center for Cultural Studies office a week before the event.

Sponsored by the Inter-Americas Research Cluster.