From Tampabaynewswire.com October 31, 2018
Eckerd College speaking engagement features New College of Florida Professor Sonia Labrador-Rodriguez
Cigar Factory Lectores and the Cultural World They Created
Thu., Nov. 8, 7 p.m., Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium
Dr. Sonia Labrador-Rodriguez, professor of Spanish language and literature at New College of Florida, will present a talk on the history of cigar-factory “lectores” and their cultural, intellectual and civic influence on the Cuban-American communities created by the cigar industries in Florida. This talk is in conjunction with The Cubano-American Community Project, a bilingual exhibit created by Dr. Labrador-Rodriguez and her students exploring the history and identity of Cuban-Americans in the Tampa Bay region. The exhibit will be on display in Cobb Gallery from November 5 through December 12.
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Faculty.