Utopia, Dystopia, and Ethical Weightlessness: Cosmological Reconfigurations in Post-Soviet Cuban Fiction

Dr. Odette Casamayor-Cisneros
15 Oct 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zoom event (see link below)
Brunnier Art Museum

This event will now be held via Zoom. Here is the event link: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92717329963#success

Odette Casamayor-Cisneros (Ph.D. École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, 2002) is the author of Utopia, distopía e ingravidez: reconfiguraciones cosmológicas en la narrativa postsoviética cubana (Utopia, Dystopia and Ethical Weightlessness: Cosmological Reconfigurations in post-Soviet Cuban Fiction). Her book examines the existential void experienced by Cubans after the collapse of the Socialist Bloc in the 1990s.

Cuban-born writer and scholar Dr. Casamayor-Cisneros is an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. This lecture is in conjunction with the Arte Cubano exhibition.