El Lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader
Thursday, March 25, 2010
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Mexican scholar Araceli Tinajero will read from her important new work (University of Texas Press), which traces the evolution of the cigar factory reader from nineteenth-century Cuba to the present as well as its manifestation in Tampa, Key West, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico. Scholars Roberto González Echevarría (The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature) and Mauricio Font (The Cuban Republic and José Martí) will join the author in a discussion about the tradition of the cigar factory reader and its relationship to Latin American literature and culture. Tinajero is a professor in the Foreign Languages Department at City College of New York and the Graduate Center, CUNY.
To reserve a seat, please visit the Americas Society website or call 212.277.8359 ext. 4.
J. Brian Freeman
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Avenue, Room 5111
New York, NY 10016
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