Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Event 1944

Date:
1939–1947
People:
José Rubia Barcia

Description

Exiled first in France, then in Cuba and finally in the United States. In Havana he creates the first Academy of Dramatic Arts in Latin America, and his involvement in Cuban film, theatre and journalism brings Américo Castro to invite him to teach at Princeton University. Visa problems prevent him from renewing his post there after a year.