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Speaker: Alejandro Zambra, Poet and Novelist Moderated by: Nicole Inostroza, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University and Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature
This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...
Speaker: Paloma Vidal, Writer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de São Paulo Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Paloma Vidal will present a performance in which poetry and music intersect: a poem by the Brazilian poet Marília Garcia, from her book Câmera Lenta (2017), will be translated into Spanish accompanied by a theme by the Argentinian musician Carlos Aguirre, from the album Calma (2017). The body that translates,...
Speaker: Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures