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June 2016 Blog Posts (3)

CFP - Mise-en-scène: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration

The Mise-en-scène editorial team is pleased to announce an open call for papers for the journal’s premiere issue. Debuting in the fall of 2016, Issue 1:1 will be a multimodal showcase for mise-en-scène scholarship that encompasses the latest research and theoretical concerns in film and media studies. Given the journal’s mandate to renew discourse around one of screen culture’s most ubiquitous yet…


Added by Greg Chan on June 13, 2016 at 7:05pm — No Comments

My most recent article on 19th century Cuban literature.

"El abolicionismo transnacional cubano : los relatos anti-esclavistas de Félix Tanco y 'el tiempo de la nación.'" Cuba y el Caribe: Diáspora, raza, e identidad cultural." América sin nombre, no. 19 (diciembre 2014), 61-72.

This article studies the international context of Cuban abolitionism, when members of Domingo del Monte's literary circle approached British consul Richard Madden during his stay in Havana in the hope of gaining expression for their anti-slavery…


Added by Adriana Méndez Rodenas on June 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Victorian Women Travelers on the Grand Tour: Fredrika Bremer in Cuba

A Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Ambassador:  Fredrika Bremer’s Travels From the Stockholm Archipelago to the Caribbean


At a lecture given at the Fulbright Lunch & Learn series (March 4, 2016), Professor Méndez Rodenas discussed her Fulbright experience in 2008-09 as Distinguished Chair of American Studies at Uppsala University, one of the oldest and most renowned institutions in Sweden.  Her research at the Swedish Institute of American Studies centered on Federika…


Added by Adriana Méndez Rodenas on June 7, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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