Alan West-Durán is Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages at the Northeastern University. He was born in Cuba and raised in Puerto Rico. He is a poet, translator, essayist, and critic. His interests and research are in Caribbean literature, Afro-Cuban culture (art, music, religions, and literature) and Latin American Film.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:15 0
Cuban music has been described as a marriage (successful) between the guitar and the drum. An excellent metaphor, but not entirely accurate because they forgot to mention...
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 08:00 0
“Neither mockery nor tears but understanding” Benedict de Spinoza...