The Cuban Soviet Imaginary post-1989

November 6, 2013

November 13, 2013

Lecture by Jacqueline Loss, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Connecticut
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street
Sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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Jacqueline Loss teaches Latin American and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Connecticut. She has recently published Dreaming in Russian: The Cuban Soviet Imaginary (University of Texas Press, 2013), an analysis of Eastern European influence on Cuban culture and the multi-faceted legacy of the Soviet Union's relationship with Cuba. She is the co-editor with José Manuel Prieto of Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience (Palgrave 2012) and author of Cosmopolitanisms and Latin America: Against the Destiny of Place (Palgrave, 2005)