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Dislocated Writing: Luso-Hispanic Literature Beyond Borders- Day 1

The Sixth Annual UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference.

Thursday, April 23, 2009
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
306 Royce hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Sixth Annual UCLA Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference will explore the influence of spatial and cultural displacement in writing and artistic production of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking authors. Variations on this theme include but are not limited to: the reconstruction of cultural identities from a distance, authors settled in foreign countries or impacted by time spent in other countries, immigration and emigration, exile, cultural agency, hegemony, nationalism, imperialism, transnationalism, mestizaje, syncretism, hybridity, travel literature, border and frontier literature.

For more information, please download the conference's program.

Cost : Free and Open to the public

(310) 8254571

Download file: s_p-gsc-2009-program.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Comparative Literature, Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA Graduate Students Association, UCLA Humanities Council

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