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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Lecture: "A Queer State of Things in Cuba: How the Cuban Government Co-opted the LGBT Movement"

Mon, January 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM • CLA 1.302B

Noted Cuban-U.S. journalist, novelist, translator, and LGBT activist Achy Obejas was born in Havana and spends considerable time on the island.  She is the author of the award-winning novel Days of Awe and the collection of poetry This is What Happened in Our Other Life. She is a prolific translator and produced the Spanish version of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz.  She is currently Writer in Residence at Mills College in Oakland, California.

For more information, contact Galit Pedahzur.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese; Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies; LLILAS Benson; WGS; Comparative Literature


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