Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and The Creative Imagination
The “Global Hispanism” series will focus on the relationship between the creative writing process and the experience of migration, displacement and translocation in Latin American writers living in the US.
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Spring 2011, 7:00pm
Free & open to the public
Thursday January 13th
Cristina Rivera-Garza: “The Adventures of the Errant Writer and The Strange Case of the Accented Life and the Post-Mother Language Open-Ended Dilemma”
Cristina Rivera Garza is a writer and professor of writing at the University of California, San Diego.
Thursday February 3rd
Sergio Chejfec: “La música de las anomalías”
Sergio Chejfec is an Argentine writer.
Thursday February 17th
Arturo Arias: “EpiCentro, and other Central Americans Within the Center: The Emergence of a New Central American-American Literature”
Arturo Arias is a writer and professor of Latin American literature at the University of Texas at Austin.
Thursday March 17th
Sergio Ramírez: “Lengua mojada”
Sergio Ramírez is a Latin American writer.
Thursday April 7th
Sylvia Molloy: “Dislocated Memory and the Urge to Return”
Sylvia Molloy is an Argentine novelist and critic and the Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities at New York University.
Thursday April 14th
Alicia Borinsky: “She Came from Afar. Tango Women and the Poetics of Exile”
Alicia Borinsky is a fiction writer, poet and professor of Latin American and comparative literature at Boston University.
Welcome and introductory remarks by organizer Gisela Heffes, assistant professor of Hispanic studies at Rice University
For the agenda and other information, visit http://hrc.rice.edu/hispanism/.
Humanities Research Center
The Department of Hispanic Studies
Dean of Humanities
Poets & Writers
Literal. Latin American Voices
The Institute of Hispanic Culture
Consulado General de la República Argentina en Houston
Dept. of Hispanic Studies - MS34
PO BOX 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
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