Upcoming Events

Below is a list of our upcoming events. By clicking on the event you can see a list of the authors scheduled to participate.

Photo Exhibit IWP Fellow Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3rd Floor of Watson Institute 111 Thayer Street

Art at Watson presents photos by 2014-15 International Writers Project Fellow Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo: a collection of surreal, irony-laden photos and brief texts from his native city, Havana.

Running through January 30, 2015.   For more information, please see http://watson.brown.edu/events/2014/art-watson-presents-orlando-luis-pardo-lazo-habaniroshima-mon-amour.

Cuba In Splinters

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street (Fones Alley entrance)

Literature, Music, Social and Cultural Analysis


for artist bios, click here

4 February 2015

4 pm: New Cuban Writing, Readings by Lizabel Monica, Osdany Morales and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, with translator Hillary Gulley

6:30 pm: Tracking Trends in Contemporary Cuban Narrative, Panel Discussion with Walfrido Dorta, Odette Cassamayor, Omar Granados, Emily Maguire and Paloma Duong; moderated by Esther Whitfield

5 February 2015

12 pm: What We Talk About When We Talk About Cuban Fiction, Panel Discussion with Ahmel Echevarria, Jorge Enrique Lage, Lizabeth Monica, Osdany Morales and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo; moderated by Hillary Gulley

4 pm: Cuba in Splinters, A Presentation of the Fiction Anthology, with Readings by Ahmel Echevarria and Jorge Enrique Lage, in conversation with Hillary Gulley and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

8 pm: Concert by Boris Larramendi