May 1st, 2015: Rachel Price

Object of the Atlantic

The Comparative Modernisms Workshop, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Poetry and Poetics Colloquium invite you on Friday, May 1st at 4:00pm to our roundtable discussion on

The Object of the Atlantic:
Concrete Aesthetic in Cuba, Brazil and Spain 1868-1968

with author Professor Rachel Price from Princeton University.

As the discussion will be focused on the book we have copies available for those who would like to attend and participate. Please, RSVP to to confirm your participation and get your copy of the book.


Rachel Price (B.A., Yale; Ph.D., Duke U.), works on Latin American, circum-Atlantic and particularly Cuban literature and culture; media; poetics; empire; and ecocriticism. Her essays have discussed a range of topics, including digital media, slavery, poetics, and visual art. The Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil and Spain 1868-1968 was published in 2014 by Northwestern University Press. Her second book, entitled Planet/Cuba, forthcoming from Verso Books in 2015, discusses contemporary literature as well as conceptual, digital, and visual art from Cuba that engages questions of environmental crisis, new media, and new forms of labor and leisure. Before coming to Princeton she taught at Brown University and Stonybrook University, after working at the Social Science Research Council’s Program on Latin America and at the Consejo Regional Indígena del Cauca in Colombia.

NU Press – The Object of the Atlantic 

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