Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Talk by Martin Munroe (FSU): "Fightin' the future': Rhythm and Creolization in the Circum-Caribbean"

February 14th, 2011
4:30 p.m.

Location
Stone Auditorium, Room 210, Woldenberg Art Building

Professor Martin Munroe is from Florida State University and specializes in Francophone Caribbean literature and culture. He is the author of: Shaping and Reshaping the Caribbean: The Work of Aimé Césaire and René Depestre. 2000 Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferrière, Danticat, 2007 Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas, 2010. This lecture is sponsored by the Department of French and Italian. This event is free and open to the public. The lecture will be followed by a reception. For more information please contact the Department of French and Italian at 865-5115.

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Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821

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On Wednesday, November 14, the Latin American Library at Tulane University will host Dr. Hortensia Calvo, Doris Stone Director of the Latin American Library, for a talk titled, Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821.

This presentation is part of the Tulane University Women’s Association’s Jane and Herbert Longenecker Lecture Series. The event is dedicated to María García Daly.