Measure for Measure

October 21

November 27, 2022

CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Henry Godinez

Maria de Los Angeles Torres


MARIA DE LOS ANGELES TORRES is a distinguished Liberal Arts & Sciences professor of Latin American and Latino studies at the University of Illinois Chicago. She has written extensively on Latinos, Cuba, and Cuban exiles and has authored In the Land of Mirrors: The Politics of Cuban Exiles in the United States and The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the US and the Promise of a Better Future; co-authored Citizens in the Present: Civically Engaged Youth in the Americas, edited By Heart/De Memoria: Cuban Women’s Journeys in and Out of Exile and co-edited Borderless Borders Latinos, Latin American and the Paradoxes of Interdependence and Global Cities and Immigrant: The Case of Chicago and Madrid. She has recently completed a manuscript The Elusive Present: Democracy’s Time in Cuban Thought and is working on a project on the impact of Cuba’s war in Angola on Cubans on the island and abroad. She is an interdisciplinary scholar who has contributed to art history projects, including compiling a virtual collection of One Hundred Years of Chicago Latino Art and Chicago Latino Art Virtual Gallery.

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