Albert Laguna, Director of Undergrad Studies at Ethnicity, Race, and Migration

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Asst Prof American Studies
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320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
203-432-6333

Albert Sergio Laguna is Assistant Professor of Ethnicity, Race & Migration and American Studies at Yale University. His research and teaching interests include transnational Latino/a literatures and cultures, humor theory, performance studies, and the Cuban diaspora. His work has appeared in Latino StudiesThe Journal of Latin American Cultural StudiesDiario de CubaThe Huffington Post, The Miami Herald, The Washington Post, and on CNN.com. His article, “Aquí Está Alvarez Guedes: Cuban Choteo and the Politics of Play,” won the 2012 Article Award from the Latina/o Studies Section of the Latin American Studies Association. An article on radio in Cuban Miami received Honorable Mention for the Jack Rosenbalm Prize from the American Humor Studies Association. Laguna’s first book, Diversión: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America, will be available from New York University Press in July 2017.