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Ocasio Captures the Life and Activism of Reinaldo Arenas with Recent Book Launch

Rafael Ocasio, Charles A. Dana Professor of Spanish, recently co-authored his ninth book “The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas with Sandro R. Barros and Angela L. Williams. 

In a blog post with publisher University Press of Florida, Ocasio highlights Arenas’ contributions as a ground-breaking queer writer and activist in Cuba. The piece is a perfect introduction to the book, outlining the timeline of Arenas’ life from his activism in Cuba to his exile in the United States. 

Read the post.

Join Professor Ocasio for a virtual event with Charis Books & More on Friday, April 1 at 12 p.m. Click here to register.