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"The One from which we ought to learn: What South Asian Poets Imagined Latin American Literature Could Do": Roanne Kantor (Stanford) Virtual on Zoom

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM CT

Where: Online

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

Contact: Cindy Pingry   (847) 467-1933

Group: South Asia Research Forum

Co-Sponsor: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic


Please join the South Asia Research Forum and the Workshop in Transnational Culture History (WITCH) as they host a talk (virtual) given by Roanne Kantor (Stanford University) 

Roanne Kantor is an assistant professor of English at Stanford University. Her first book South Asian Authors, Latin American Literature, and the Rise of Global English was published by Cambridge University Press in 2022. It is the winner of the 2021 Helen Tartar First Book Subvention Prize from the American Comparative Literature Association, and was short-listed for the 2022 Edward Dimock Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities from the American Institute of Indian Studies. Kantor is also the winner of the Susan Sontag Prize for translation; her rendering of Juan José Saer’s The One Before was published by Open Letter Press in 2015 and adapted for the stage by The Old Globe theater in 2021.


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