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Printemps Litteraire Bresilien 2018

When: Monday, April 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Anthony Robinson   847.491.8249

Group: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Category: Academic


Between March 14 and May 10, 2018 more than 50 Brazilian and Portuguese novelists, poets, illustrators and essayists will participate in this fifth edition of the Brazilian Literary Spring which will be held in four European countries (in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany) and for the first time in the United States. Debates, readings, poetic meetings, writing workshops and book launches are planned in institutional spaces, cultural centers and bookstores, but also in many universities, high schools and primary schools.

The Printempts Litteraire in the U.S. is co-sponsored by the Northwestern University Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, The Buffet Insititute for Global Studies, the Center for the Writing Arts and the Consulate General of Brazil. Organizers: César Braga-Pinto (Northwestern
University) and Leonardo Tonus (Sorbonne Université).


Monday, April 30th 
Northwestern University (Kresge 3-535)

[12-2 PM]
New Critical Aproaches to Brazilian Literature [in Portuguese and Spanish]
A conversation with Leonardo Tonus and César Braga-Pinto.

[2-3:30 PM] (1-515)
Graphic Novel and Manga [in English]
With Luli Penna and professor Andrew Leong (professor of English and Japanese literature, Northwestern University).
Moderator: Iván Perez.

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