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Spring 2018

February

Feruary 9     Talk by writer Mario Campaña: "Violencia y desarraigo en la narrativa ecuatoriana contemporánea". Organized by Stony Brook and CUNY Graduate Center. In Manhattan CUNY Graduate Center 365  5th Ave, at 6.30 pm.

February 14      Bruno Carvalho (Princeton University): “Contradictions, tensions, transits: Rio de Janeiro as a porous city.” In Frey Hall 328, 2:30 - 3:50 pm.  [ Poster]

February 19     Rosario Lázaro Igoa (Universidade Federal de Santa Catalina): "Ciudad, márgenes, mundo: desplazamientos en las crónicas de João do Rio, Alcântara Machado y Mário de Andrade".  5:30 to 7:00 pm - Melville Library - Room N3060. [ Poster]

February 21     Presentation and conversation with CARECEN (Central American Refugee Center of Long Island). 1 pm to 2 pm. Melville Library N3060.. Volunteer and internship opportunities and exchange language classes via Skype project.  http://www.carecenny.org. [ Poster]

Feb 26              Jorge Marcone (Rutgers Univ) and Victoria Saramago (Univ. Chicago). Coloquio. Las formas del campo II. Estudios latinoamericanos y ecocrítica. [Coloquium. Latin American Studies and Ecocricism]. 5.30 pm to 8 pm. Melville Library N3060. Free and opem to the public.  [ Poster]

February to April

New Directions in Latino Caribbean  Studies (Talks will be at 4.30 pm in Melville Library N3060)

1. Wednesday, February 21: Jaime Rodríguez Matos (California State University, Fresno), author of  Writing of the Formless: José Lezama Lima and the End of Time. NY: Fordham University Press, 2017 *(Skype)

2. Tuesday, March 6: Juan Duchesne Winter (Professor, University of Pittsburgh [and Stony Brook PhD alumn]), author of  Caribe, Caribana: cosmografías literarias. San Juan: Callejón, 2015

3. Wednesday, April 18: Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia, author of  La hoja de mar (:) efecto archipiélago I. Leiden: Almenara, 2016

4. Wednesday, April 25: Harris Feinsod (Assistant Professor, Northwestern University), author of  The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2017 *(Skype)

March

March 22-23    Graduate Student Conference No Direction Home: Travels, Travelers and (Trans)formations.

March 26         “Moving between Places": A Conversation with Edward Casey (Philosophy, Stony Brook) 6 - 8 pm - Melville Library - Room N3060 

April

April 2            Fim screening and discussion with director Toshi Sakai. Documentary  Cimarronaje en Panamá (2017)  (with English subtitles). 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Room Melville N3060.

April 18           Tertulia Literaria: Spring Poetry Reading  Campus Life. Lounge HLL 

April 17-20     Festival de Cine Hispanoamericano  [evento de estudiantes]

May

May 2              Teatro Abierto en Español: Campus Life, Lounge HLL (Melville Library)

3 Mayo            Charla del profesor Carlos Mata (Universidad de Navarra. España) sobre Federico García Lorca. 

 

 


 

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