Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 16:30
Gibson 211

Elzbieta Sklodowska, who has just published Invento luego resisto: El Periodo Especial en Cuba como experiencia y metáfora (1990-2015),  will give a lecture focusing on the material culture of the “Periodo Especial” on Wednesday November 8 at 4:30 pm, Gibson 211.  

The title is “Post-Soviet (Re)collections: From Artifact to Artifice in the Wake of the ‘Special Period’ in Cuba”.

Elzbieta Sklodowska is Randolph Family Professor at Washington University in St. Louis and a specialist on Caribbean literature and culture, especially Cuba, and “testimonio” literature. For more information on our guest go to


This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and the Latin American Studies Program.

The lecturer is free and open to the public.