This launch of a special Cuban issue of the Society’s acclaimed
journal will feature comments by Editor Daniel Shapiro (Americas
Society), Guest Creative Editor José Manuel Prieto (author, Nocturnal
Butterflies of the Russian Empire, Rex), and Guest Academic Editor
Anke Birkenmaier (Indiana University; author, Alejo Carpentier y la
cultura del surrealismo en América Latina); and readings of poetry and
prose by Cuban writers Juan Carlos Flores, Reina María Rodríguez, and
Rolando Sánchez Mejías—some of whom live on the island, others in
Europe—and translations by Kristin Dykstra (University of Illinois).
All of the participants have contributed texts to Review 82.
This program will be conducted in English and Spanish with
Cuba Inside and Out: Panel Discussion - New Media in Cuban Literature Today
Thursday, May 19, 2011
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY, USA
A group of Cuba’s most contemporary writers, including several who
reside on the island and others who reside in Europe—collectively,
Abilio Estévez, Ernesto Hernández Busto, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, and
Amir Valle—, and Rachel Price (moderator)(Princeton University), a
contemporary scholar of new media in literature, will discuss the use
of the Internet, e-mail, blogging, Facebook, Twitter, and other social
media as a means of creative expression as well as of distributing
contemporary writing on and off the island. All of the participants
are featured in Review 82 (Cuba Inside and Out, Spring 2011). In
collaboration with the Cuban Cultural Center of New York and
This program will be conducted in Spanish with simultaneous
translation into English.
In collaboration with the Cuban Cultural Center of New York and InterAmericas®.
lunes, 2 de mayo de 2011
Americas Society about Cuba in May, NY 2011