Symposium held at the Robert C. Goizueta Pavilion at the University of Miami, on April 20, 2012.
Co-hosted by the Cuban Heritage Collection and the Center for Latin American Studies
Made possible by a grant from The Goizueta Foundation
Crafting Truth: Three Research-Based Creative Writing Projects on Cuba
Introductory comments: Professor Mia Leonin, Creative Writing Program, Department of English
“Fort Chaffee: a Short Story about the Lives of Children at a Cuban Refugee Resettlement Center,” Alexander Garcia Jr.
“Lessons From my Ancestors: a Bilingual Essay,” Regla Alfonso
“Lo que cuesta una libreta: a Play about the Immigration Experience of Cuban Scientists,” Kevin Marquina
- Dramatic reading performed in Spanish by Lilliam Vega and Jorge Luis Álvarez of Teatro El Ingenio
Watch Introductory Remarks & Keynote Speaker: vimeo.com/43494038
Watch Panel One: vimeo.com/43537531
Watch Panel Three: vimeo.com/43537532