Tuesday, 29 December
524. Cuban Geographies
3:30–4:45 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Cuban and Cuban Diaspora Cultural Production
Presiding: H. J. Manzari, Washington and Jefferson Coll.
1. “On the Edge of the American Continent an Unknown Country: James J. O’Kelly’s Mambi-Land and the Geography of Cuban Independence,” Jennifer Brittan, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz
2. “Nostalgia, Interrupted: Discontinuous Memories of Cuba in Diaspora Nightlife,” Celeste Fraser Delgado, Barry Univ.
3. “And There’s Only My Imagination Where Our History Should Be: Memoir Cookbooks, Childhood Memory, and Migratory Trauma,” Delores Phillips-Hazen, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
4. “Rooms with a View: Unpacking the Libraries of Post-Soviet Cuba,” Vicky Unruh, Univ. of Kansas