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Roberto Zurbano Torres (Casa de las Americas, Cuba). "Estratégias de Afrodescendientes de enfrentar racismo y desigualdades sociales en la Cuba actual"

07.11.2017 | 16:00 - 18:00

Moderación: Dr. Claudia Rauhut / Prof. Dr. Bert Hoffmann

Roberto Zurbano Torres is essayist, editor and cultural critic specialized in Caribbean literature, race and alternative music. He works at the /Centro de Investigaciones Literarias/ of the /Casa in de las Américas/ in Havana, Cuba, one of Latin Americas most prestigeous cultural institutions. Between 2006 and 2013, he directed the /Fondo Editorial Casa de las Américas/, where he inserted racial problems into the cultural program of this institution. He just started a new program of social activism in a community of Cubans of Haitian descent. Zurbano is also political acitivistand executive of the /Articulación Regional Afrodescendiente de América Latina y del Caribe/. He is author of the books /Elogio del lector/, /Los estados nacientes: Literatura cubana y postmodernidad/ and /La poética de los noventa /and of texts such as /El triángulo invisible del siglo xx cubano: Raza, literatura y nación/; /El rap cubano: Discursos hambrientos de realidad /and/Cuba: Doce dificultades para enfrentar los (neo) racismos*.

Zeit & Ort

07.11.2017 | 16:00 - 18:00

Room 214, Lateinamerika-Institut,
Rüdesheimerstr. 54-56, 2nd floor

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Dr. Claudia Rauhut
rauhut@zedat.fu-berlin.de