Culture and Politics in Latin America: Another Art of Transition?

November 13-14, 2015

Writers, artists, and scholars from Latin America and the U.S. gather for a two-day symposium exploring 21st century Latin America with an emphasis on the transitions and crises that have marked the cultural field. Click here for the full event program.

Friday, Nov 13, 2015 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

​220 Stephens Hall, Geballe Room

Speakers: Leonor Arfuch (Argentina), Carmen Boullosa (Mexico), Diamela Eltit (Chile), Andrea Jeftanovic (Chile), Robert Kaufman (Berkeley), Gwen Kirkpatrick (Georgetown), Francine Masiello (Berkeley), Raquel Olea (Chile), Juan Carlos Pereda Failache (Uruguay/Mexico), Beatriz Sarlo (Argentina).

Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
220 Stephens Hall
​, Geballe Room​

Panelists: Christine Arce (University of Miami), Anna Deeny (Georgetown), Sarah Moody (University of Alabama), Munia Bhaumik (Emory), Mayra Bottaro (University of Oregon), Rocio Ferreira (DePaul), Myrna García-Calderón (Syracuse), Victor Goldgel-Carballo (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Tom McEnaney (Cornell), Sergio Waisman (George Washington), Sarah Wells (University of Wisconsin, Madison).

Poetry Readings: Arturo Dávila (Mexico), Francisco Leal (Chile), Mercedes Roffé (Argentina).

A Symposium In Honor of Professor Francine Masiello presented in collaboration with the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature.