Anti-Slavery Narratives

Friday, October 11, 2013 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Arts & Science Building, 113 Columbia, MO 65211

The Department of Romance Languages presents:
"The International Context of Cuban Abolition: Masters and Slaves in Felix Tanco's Anti-Slavery Narrative"

Adriana Méndez
Professor
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
University of Iowa

 

Dr. Méndez has published amply in the area of Caribbean literature and culture, including an edition of Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo's Viaje a la Habana (1844). A book supported by an NEH Fellowship for University Teachers (2002-2003), Transatlantic Travels in Nineteenth-Century Latin America: European Women Pilgrims, is forthcoming from the Latin American Theory and Literature Series of Bucknell University Press. She edited Review #84—Literature and the Arts of the Americas, dedicated to “Women Travelers in Latin America,” an issue celebrating the lost archive of female travel writing to the Americas both in academic essay and fiction.

 

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