Jennifer Howell is an assistant professor of French at Illinois State University. Her research and teaching focuses on postcolonial Francophone literatures and cultures, the graphic novel, photography, and ecocriticism. She is specifically interested in how the memory of trauma is transmitted within diasporic communities. Her first monograph, The Algerian War in French-Language Comics: Postcolonial Memory, […]

Havana Hardball A conversation with César Brioso about his fascinating book on the contribution of Cuban baseball to US baseball, and specifically to the breaking of the color barrier in this sport. The link to this event which is cosponsored with the Centro Cultural Cubano de Nueva York is http://www.cubanculturalcenter.org/events/2015/07/havana-hardball-2/