Download Full Text (4.3 MB)

Event Description

In this presentation, Dr. Matias Montes Huidobro discusses the relationship among myth, history, current events, academic research, and the creative process within his novel "Una saga yoruba" (2016). The narrative of the novel involves the main orishas (divinities) and is based on patakies, traditional oral narratives used by Yorubas. Dr. Huidobro is a Cuban playwright and Professor Emeritus from the University of Hawaii.



Document Type


Event Date



Miami, FL


Latin American Studies

Myth, Fiction, and Reality in A Yoruba Saga



Rights Statement

Rights Statement

In Copyright. URI:
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).


To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.