Continuities of Cuban Dissidence

From Reinaldo Arenas to “Patria y vida” and Yunior García Aguilar By Dr. Angela L. Willis, coauthor of The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas: Queering Literature, Politics, and the Activist Curriculum. This book is available at a discount price through May 31, 2022. Order here and use code LASA22 at checkout.   Al pueblo cubano tanto en el exilio … Continue reading Continuities of Cuban Dissidence

The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist

Reinaldo Arenas as a Ground-Breaking Queer Writer By Rafael Ocasio, coauthor of The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas: Queering Literature, Politics, and the Activist Curriculum. This book is available at a discount price through May 31, 2022. Order here and use code LASA22 at checkout.   He knew prison, ostracism, exile, the many crimes typical of human vice; but … Continue reading The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist

Voices from Mariel

“Powerful and gripping reading. It captures vividly the denigrating, dangerous, and harrowing experiences that a human being will endure in the pursuit of freedom.”—Yvonne M. Conde, author of Operation Pedro Pan: The Untold Exodus of 14,048 Cuban Children “The exodus of Cubans after the Castro revolution is one of the largest, and at times, most dramatic … Continue reading Voices from Mariel