Distinguished Professor Emilio Bejel from UC Davis discusses the iconography of Jose Marti in Cuban culture and society.
Emilio Bejel is a Cuban poet, critic and professor living in the United States. He is a Distinguished Professor of Spanish American Studies and Critical Thinking at the University of California, Davis. Some of his books include Escribir en Cuba; Literatura de nuestra América; José Lezama Lima, Poet of the Image; and Gay Cuban Nation. Some of his books of poetry are: Casas deshabitadas y El libro regalado. Emilio Bejel has also published an autobiographical novel: The Write Way Home: A Cuban-American Story (El horizonte de mi piel, Spanish version). He will be presenting material from his new book project on the iconography of José Martí in Cuban culture and society.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Sponsor(s): Spanish and Portuguese, The Mellon Seminar on Caribbean Cultural History.
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