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Oct
21
2020

"The Morel Hinge: Borges, Bioy Casares, and the Transition to Genre Science Fiction in Latin America" (Rachel Haywood Ferreira)

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

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

Contact: Spanish and Portuguese   847.491.8249

Group: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Co-Sponsor: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic

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Rachel Haywood Ferreira, Associate Professor, Iowa State University's on

"The Morel Hinge: Borges, Bioy Casares, and the Transition to Genre Science Fiction in Latin America" 

Professor Haywood Ferreira is the author of The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction (Wesleyan University Press 2011), which examines the science fiction produced in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico during the extended nineteenth century. Her current work focuses on the writing, publishing, and reception of science fiction in Latin America during the space race era. A co-editor of the journal Extrapolation and of the book series Studies in Global Science Fiction for Palgrave Macmillan, for Palgrave Macmillan, she is subeditor for Latin American and Iberian sections of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. 

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