A Queer State of Things in Cuba: How the Cuban Government Co-Opted the LGBT Movement
Mon, January 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM • CLA 1.302B
Achy Obejas is a novelist, poet, translator, journalist, and LGBT activist. She was born in Havana and spends considerable time on the island. She is the author of, among other books, the award-winning novel Days of Awe and the poetry collection This is What Happened in Our Other Life. She is also a prolific translator and produced the Spanish version of Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Obejas is currently Writer in Residence at Mills College in Oakland, California.