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Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors

Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors features book talks by faculty authors from the University of Maryland. The series began in 2005 to highlight new books by faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities. In 2007-2008 the series expanded to include all faculty members at the University of Maryland.

These free events are open to all members of the campus community as well as the general public. Each author answers questions following his or her talk and signs books, which are available for purchase. Light refreshments are served.

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Upcoming Events

Suspect Freedoms: A Conversation with Nancy Raquel Mirabal

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where: McKeldin Library, Room 6137 Special Events Room 

Nancy Raquel Mirabal

Suspect Freedoms is the first book to explore Cuban racial and sexual politics in New York during the 19th and 20th centuries. Nancy Raquel Mirabal delves into a rich cache of primary sources, archival documents, literary texts, club records, newspapers, photographs, and oral histories to show how Cubans were authors of their own experiences, organizing movements, publishing texts, and establishing important political, revolutionary, and social clubs. 

Co-sponsored by:

Center for Global Migration Studies

Past Events

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