The Victorian Society New York has gone digital!!
Due to concerns relating to the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Society New York will be hosting lectures online this spring and rescheduling some events for the fall. Please see the events page for info and links to the live lectures.
More than century before the Cuban Revolution of 1959 sparked an exodus that created today’s prominent Cuban American presence, Cubans were settling in New York in what became the largest community of Latin Americans in the 19th-century Northeast. Lisandro Pérez’s new book, Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York (NYU Press), brings this community to vivid life, tracing how it was formed by both the sugar trade and the long struggle for independence from Spain. Professor Pérez…Find out more »