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New Critical Directions in Global South Studies: A Conversation with Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra

When: Thursday, October 7, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Central

Where: University Hall, TBD, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: Harris Feinsod   847.467.1762

Group: Workshop in Transnational Cultural History

Co-Sponsor: English Department

Category: Academic


Professor Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra will join us for a discussion of "New Critical Directions in Global South Studies" (Special Issue), CLS: COMPARATIVE LITERATURE STUDIES, eds. Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra and Anne Garland Mahler. The reading will be made available at the link below.

Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra is Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. Her research centers on African and Latin American literatures, with a focus on the intersection of large-scale comparative frameworks, such as World Literature and the Global South, with local and regional specificities. She is the author of The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South (Northwestern UP, 2019).

This event will most likely occur in person, but a final decision will be made closer to the date.

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