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The New Latino Boom in Chicago (in Spanish)

When: Thursday, May 26, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 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

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Academic, Multicultural & Diversity


The New Latino Boom is the 21st-century literary movement in Spanish in the US, and Chicago is one of its main spots. In this talk, Professor Naida Saavedra will present the main features of the New Latino Boom, as well as the website and book derived from her research. Afterwards, she will engage in a conversation with Carolina Herrera and Anonio Diaz Oliva, representative authors of this movement in Chicago. Moderator: Christian Vasquez


The event will be in Spanish, and lunch will be served.


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Presented by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, with the Program in Latina and Latino Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.



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