[act-ma] 3/04 "Guerillas de comunicación en Cuba: Clash y artes de resistencia"

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sat Feb 27 05:30:47 PST 2016

DRCLAS  presents (a talk in Spanish)

  Cuba Studies Program: "Guerillas de comunicación en Cuba: Clash y
  artes de resistencia"*

Victor Fowler is one of the most important writers of his generation. 
Born in 1960 to an Afro-Cuban family, he belongs to the first generation 
of writers born in Revolutionary Cuba. This was the generation that was 
supposed to provide the nation with what Che Guevara called the “new 
man.” In reality, this expectation was not fulfilled—few adopted the 
morals of Revolutionary life out of disinterested altruism. In fact, 
most of the writers of Fowler’s generation have gone into exile. In 
contrast, Fowler has remained on the island, and has published 10 
volumes of poetry and 5 of essays, in addition to a number of edited 
volumes and important collaborations. He has broken new ground in Cuban 
letters with extensive essays on the body, race and sexuality. His 
poetry, rich and allusive, gives us a window onto the complex realities 
of life in revolutionary Cuba.


Friday, March 4, 2016, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


CGIS South S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker:*Victor Fowler*, Cuban writer and Visiting Fellow, Afro-Latin 
American Research Institute, Harvard University

*The talk will be conducted in Spanish.**


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