May 18 at 4:00 p.m., The Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Synopsis: Poetry and Dramatic reading by Ernesto Fundora (Havana, 1983) a Ph.D. in Romance Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas at University of Miami.
He holds a BA in Theater Studies and Literature from the Instituto Superior de Arte de Cuba (2007). In 2015 he attended The Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University. His research focuses on Dramatic/Theatrical Canons and Canon Formation Studies, Classical Tradition and Reception, 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literatures, Theater Historiography, Theater and Performance Studies, Genetic Criticism, Queer Studies, and Digital Humanities. His dissertation project analyzes the ways in which practices of canonization, such as historiography, repertoire, anthologies, and educational/cultural institutions have been constructing what can be called the Cuban Theatrical Canon.
In 2014 he coedited Las palabras de El Escriba, the annotated edition of the journalistic work of Cuban author and playwright Virgilio Piñera. In 2015 he edited for the Mexican publishing house Paso de Gato the anthology Dramaturgia cubana contemporánea, and in 2017 his anthology Cuba Queer. 27 textos para el teatro, was published by Hypermedia.
Age Appropriateness +16