Andrea Herrera

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Andrea Herrera

Associate Director of DEI Education and Programming

Biography

Andrea Herrera is Professor of Literature and Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Her publications include a collection of testimonial expressions drawn from the Cuban exile community and their children residing in the United States (ReMembering Cuba: Legacy of a Diaspora, University of Texas Press, 2001); a novel (The Pearl of the Antilles, Bilingual/Review Press, 2001); an edited collection of essays (Cuba: Idea of a Nation Displaced, SUNY Press, 2007; and the co-edited textbook The Matrix Reader: Examining the Dynamics of Oppression and Privilege (McGraw Hill, 2008), which presents an intersectional approach to the study of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Her most recent works are a monograph titled Cuban Artists across the Diaspora: Setting the Tent Against the House (University of Texas Press, 2011), and a play, The Presence of Absence (a Cuban nocturne).