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The Power of the Living over the Dead

Lecture by Professor Sibylle Fischer from New York University.

Thursday, October 29, 2009
4:00 PM
Rolfe 4302 (Lydeen Library)
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Sibylle Fischer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University. Her scholarship covers Caribbean and Latin American literatures (Spanish, Portuguese, French); culture and politics in the nineteenth century; literature and dictatorship; literature and philosophy; cultural, aesthetic, and political theory; the Black Atlantic; the Haitian Revolution.
Dr. Fischer is the 2006 Bryce Wood Award of the Latin American Studies Association for Outstanding book on Latin America in the Humanities and Social Sciences, the 2006 Katherine Singer Kovacs Award from the Modern Language Association for Outstanding book on Iberian and Latin American literatures and cultures, and the 2005 Frantz Fanon Award of the Caribbean Philosophical Association for Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution.

Cost : Free and Open to the Public


Download file: powerofliving.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, The Mellon Seminar on Caribbean Cultural History, LAI Working Group on Caribbean Studies

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