Cuban Heritage Collection Research Colloquium on February 22nd

Ediciones Vigía in Miami: Pedagogical Tool and Community Builder
Mia Leonin and Carol Todaro

Mia Leonin is a Creative Writing lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Miami. Carol Todaro is a book artist and teaches at the University and at the New World School of the Arts. They will discuss their experience using Ediciones Vigía handmade books as a teaching tool for Professor Leonin’s Introduction to Poetry course in the fall of 2012.

Friday, February 22, 2013
12:30 p.m.

Elena Díaz-Versón Amos Conference Room, Roberto C. Goizueta Pavilion
Otto G. Richter Library, 2nd Floor
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Light lunch will be served. RSVP required: 305-284-4900 or

Save the Date
All presentations will begin at 12:30 p.m.

  • Friday, March 22
    Sites that Speak: Miami through its Spanish-Speaking Performing Spaces (1960-1980), by Lillian Manzor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Friday, April 12
    Translator of the Afro-Cuban Religious World: Lydia Cabrera, by Michelle Maldonado, Department of Religious Studies


About the Cuban Heritage Collection Research Colloquia
This Colloquiua highlights research undertaken at the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Libraries. The spring 2013 series focuses on research by University faculty.