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Cultural erotics in Cuban America

Ricardo L. OrtГ­z

Cultural erotics in Cuban America

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Cuban Americans -- Intellectual life,
  • Exiles -- United States -- Intellectual life,
  • Cubans -- Migrations,
  • Cuban Americans -- Languages,
  • Spanish language -- Influence on English,
  • Erotica -- United States,
  • Eroticism in literature,
  • American literature -- Cuban American authors -- History and criticism,
  • Cuban Americans in literature,
  • Exiles in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-329) and index

    StatementRicardo L. Ortíz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.C97 O77 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17209903M
    ISBN 10081664795X, 0816647968
    LC Control Number2006015038


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cities as Los. Ricardo L. Ortíz's Cultural Erotics in Cuban America seeks to expand the parameters from which to critique Cuban American cultural production beyond the limitations inherent to identitarian projects that seek legitimation through orthodoxies of state affiliation.

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Prof. Ortiz's first book, Cultural Erotics in Cuban America, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in early ; it was awarded Honorable Mention for the Modern Language Association's Alan Bray Book Prize, which recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions to Queer Literary and Cultural Studies.

His third book project, The. Ortíz, author of recently published book Cultural Erotics in Cuban America, will explore the histories and self-sustaining practices of smaller Cuban-American communities in such U.S. cities as Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.

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cities as Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. Unbecoming Blackness promises to make a transformative impact on Cuban American Literary Studies; it will certainly put López on the map as one of the field’s most important and groundbreaking scholars.”-Ricardo Ortiz,author of Cultural Erotics in Cuban America.

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Ricardo Ortiz is Chair and Associate Professor of US Latinx Literature and Culture in the English Department at Georgetown University. His first book, Cultural Erotics in Cuban America, was published inand he is currently working on a second book, The Testimonial Imagination: Cold War Geopolitics and US Latinx Ortiz has published widely in a variety of.

The Cuban revolution of initiated a significant exodus, with more thanCubans eventually settling in the United States. This community creates a major part of what is now known as the Cuban diaspora.

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Lindsay Kaplan. Runner-Up, MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies. In Unbecoming Blackness, Antonio López uncovers an important, otherwise unrecognized century-long archive of literature and performance that reveals Cuban America as a space of overlapping Cuban and African diasporic experiences.

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Highlighting various forms of cultural expression, Cultural Erotics in Cuban America traces underrepresented communities responses to the threat of cultural disappearance in a hegemonic U.S. culture. “If we truly believe in the power of cultural institutions to impact communities and engage authentically with social justice issues, if we believe in museums’ capacity to bring about social change, improve cultural awareness, and even transform the world, than we must also believe that our internal practices have an impact, and must act according to the changes we seek.”.

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