Revolutionary Positions: Sexuality and Gender in Cuba and Beyond
Issue number 136 (January 2020)
Abstract Deadline: June 1, 2018
Co-Edited by Michelle Chase and Isabella Cosse; with Melina Pappademos and Heidi Tinsman
An International Conference on “Political Science from the South” and an International Philosophy Symposium will be held in Havana, Cuba from November 12 to November 16, 2018.
Unfortunately, one of our panelists for our session at LASA 2018 in Barcelona had to withdraw at the last minute. This means that our panel - called Social Change Viewed from Abroad: The Cases of Chile, Cuba, and Texas - needs one more presenter, ideally focusing on Cuba, though as long as it's not Chile or Texas it should be fine. As a whole, the panel looks at students and social change, which further refines the type of paper we need.
This link contains the following thread from the H-Caribbean listserv:
Editor's Subject: Regarding the Documentary on Caribbean Identity
Author's Subject: Regarding the Documentary on Caribbean Identity
Date Written: 7 July 2009
Date Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2009 19:55:17 -0400
Thanks for this thoughtful reply, Lois. I agree with you. It's one of the reasons I love René Philoctète's novel, *Le peuple des terres mêlées.* I believe it was translated by Linda Coverdale as *Massacre River*. Philoctète talked about the novel in an interview:
Thank you for this perspective. I'm reminded of Jacques Stephen Alexis' Compere General Soleil (translated into English by Carrol Coates as General Sun, My Brother), where Haitian and Dominican sugar-cane workers had just collaborated in a successful strike when the Parsley Massacre cut them down. The book is full of examples of Dominicans helping Haitian survivors flee the Dominican Republic. Yes, it's fiction, but I've always believed that Alexis knew his history and was basing his stories on fact.