Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

The Tulane University Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference

March 23rd, 2012 - March 24th, 2012
Friday at 12:00 PM, Saturday at 9:00 AM

Location
Tulane University
Greenleaf Conference Room, 100a Jones Hall

“Spaces Written in Violence/Violence Written in Spaces: Perspectives in Iberian and Latin American Literatures and Cultures”. Possible topics include: political, social and/or economic violence taking place in urban or rural spaces, border spaces, transnational or post-national contexts; gendered spaces of violence; violence in specific regions (such as the Andes, Central America, the Caribbean) or time periods (such as Early Modern, the Long 19th Century, Spanish Civil War, Franco Era, Latin American revolutions); spaces where violence is remembered, celebrated or mourned; and textual strategies for narrating violence.

Friday: 5:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Juan Pablo Dabove, “Narrativas de bandidos en América Latina: de Villa a Hugo Chávez”
Saturday: 5:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Yuri Herrera,“Semántica del luminol”

Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the School of Liberal Arts, The Graduate Student Association of Tulane University, the Office of the Provost, and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies.

For more information please contact Camilo Malagon, cmalagon@tulane.edu call 865.5518.

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