Apr 04 2013

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Speakers Fall 2012

Published by chelsea at 10:21 pm under Newsletter,Spring 2013 Newsletter

CLAS also co-sponsored several visitors hosted by the Spanish and Portuguese department in fall 2012. Writer Conceição Evaristo (Universidad Federal Fluminense) spoke about the exclusion of Afro-Brazilian women writers in literature and Eduardo de Assis Duarte (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) discussed critiques of Afro-Brazilian literature. Professor Santiago Morales Rivera from the University of California at Irvine gave a lecture titled, “La Invención de Sandoval: de La Memoria Histórica de La Imaginación Siniestra.” Afro-Cuban scholar and literary critic Roberto Zurbano spoke on black themes in Cuban letters in his talk, “Raza, Literatura y Nación: El triángulo invisible del Siglo XX Cubano.”

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