William Rowlandson is Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at the University of Kent. He has published on various areas of Latin American studies, including the history of Guantánamo Bay and Gitmo detention centre, rendition, torture, Cuba during the War on Terror. He has also published studies of Borges, Lezama Lima, Cabrera Infante and Rulfo. William teaches aspects of Latin American cultural history, the prose and poetry of Borges, Cuban literature and film of the revolutionary era.
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