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Nation Building in 19th Century Latin America and Women Writers Series: Guest Lecture — Dr. Adriana Méndez Rodenas

  • Date: March 14, 2013
  • Time: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: AS 384

The Spanish Graduate Student Association (SGSA) and the Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures
(RGRLL) welcome Dr. Adriana Méndez Rodenas (University of Iowa) as the first of three guest speakers in the series Nation Building in 19th Century Latin America and Women Writers. This lecture series is linked to Spanish 442/542. Dr. Adriana Méndez Rodenas’s lecture is titled “Between Two Worlds: Landscape and Nation in Gómez de Avellaneda’s Sab (1841).”

The second speaker in the series is Dr.Francesca Denegri of Pontificia Católica Universidad del Perú (UCLA, Visiting Professor). Her lecture is titled “Who is Afraid of Juan Yupanqui? Clorinda Matto de Turner and Racial Politics in ‘El Perú Ilustrado.’” This event will take place in AS 384 on March 21, 2013, from 4:00-5:15 p.m.

The third speaker is Dr. Pura Fernández, Research Professor in the Institute of Language, Literature, and Anthropology of the Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at Spain’s National Research Council (CSIC). Her lecture is titled “Diálogos transatlánticos: redes culturales de escritoras españolas y latinoamericanas en el siglo XIX.” This event will take place in AS 384 on March 21, 2013, from 5:15-6:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact: Claire Emilie Martin at claire.martin@csulb.edu, or SGSA at Sgsa@csulbclasc.org.

Sponsors: RGRLL and SGSA