In 2001, Professor Sklodowska and I taught a Focus course on Cuba which included a spring study trip to the island. Dean Delores Kennedy and others accompanied us, as well as administrators and colleagues. Leonardo Padura’s Adiós Hemingway (originally published 2001) was part of the curriculum. One day, out of the blue, I […]
Joseph Schraibman is a professor of Spanish at Washington University in St. Louis. His fields of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish literature, the Three Religions in Spain, literature, and the Inquisition in Spain, Latin America, Portugal, and Brazil. His interests also extend to various aspects of Cuban history and literature. He has been the recipient of various honors, including two Fulbright grants, an ACLS grant, and a Galdos prize in the Canary Islands.
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The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.