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Friday, September 16, 2011

Tomando distancia: la literatura como exilio

Description:
Cuban author Enrique del Risco will talk about his current projects. In particular, he will focus on his literary experience as an experience of exile from nationalistic and predictable identity politics. (Lecture will be in Spanish). Enrique Del Risco graduated from the Universidad de La Habana in 1990 with a degree in History and received his doctorate in Latin American Literature from NYU in 2005. His literary works have focused on analyzing the real events of contemporary Cuba by blending humor with absurd and fantastic elementsas in the book Obras encogidas (La Habana, 1992), Pérdida y recuperación de la inocencia (La Habana, 1994), Lágrimas de cocodrilo (Cádiz, 1998), and El Comandante ya tiene quien le escriba (Miami, 2003). {Will appear in FYI on Sep 9, 2011
Start Time:
1:00 AM
End Time:
3:00 AM
Room:
Knight Hall 3202
Venue:
Journalism
Common Location Name:
Other
Web Address:
http://blog.umd.edu/sllc-spanport/?p=484
Other Contact Information:
Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia SPAP +1 301 405 6450 jcquinte@umd.edu http://www.languages.umd.edu/SpanishPortuguese/


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