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.