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Acclaimed Brazilian writer Luiz Ruffato to speak at Tulane

Uptown Campus
Jones Hall
Greenleaf Conference Room

Featuring Luiz Ruffato

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The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University are proud to host acclaimed Brazilian author Luiz Ruffato for a talk titled Literatura e Invisibilidade on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 12:30 – 2:00 PM. Ruffato is the author of nine novels and several collections of poetry and essays, many of which have been translated for international audiences.

Nativo de Cataguazes MG, Luiz Ruffato é um dos maiores escritores brasileiros da atualidade. Autor de nove romances e vários livros de crônicas, ensaios e poesia, é também organizador de diversas coleneas literárias. Ganhou vários pramios literários como o Prêmio APCA de Melhor Romance para Eles eram muitos cavalos, Pramio Casa de las Américas para o romance Domingos Sem Deus, e o Pramio Jabuti para o livro infantil A história verdadeira do sapo Luiz. Em 2016, recebeu o Pramio Internacional Hermann Hesse.

For more information, contact Prof. Christopher Dunn (cjdunn@tulane.edu).

Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese of Tulane University.

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