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Oct
10
2019

El más-afuera de la nación: género y patria en el siglo 19 presented by Guest Speaker Sylvia Molloy Albert Schweitzer Professor of Humanities Emerita, New York University

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 2435, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Contact: Spanish and Portuguese   847.491.8249

Group: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Category: Academic

Description:

Sylvia Molloy is an Albert Schweitzer Professor of Humanities Emerita at New York University, where she taught Latin American and Comparative literatures and established the Creative Writing in Spanish Program. Her critical work includes La Diffusion de la littérature hispano-américaine en France au XXe siecle, Las letras de Borges, At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America, Hispanisms and Homosexualities, Poéticas de la distancia, and Poses de fin de siglo. She is also the author of two novels En breve cárcel and El común olvido, and three collections of short prose pieces, Varia imaginación, Desarticulaciones and Vivir entre lenguas. She has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Science Research Council, and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. She has served as President of the Modern Language Association of America and of the Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana.
Talk will be presented in Spanish

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