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Cultural Center

Spanish and Spanish-American Poetry
Transition 2000 and Beyond

was presented

April 25 and 26, 2002

This event combined poetry readings, essays and discussions revolving around the following themes: away from home; exile in Hispanic poetry; tradition under scrutiny; the poet and the city; horror/fascination; and post-modernity and poetry at the end of the millennium.

Some of the invited authors included:

Maria Negroni- Sarah Lawrence College
Oscar Hahn- University of Iowa
Antonio Deltoro- Mexico
José A. Mazzotti- Harvard University
Eduardo Espina- Texas A&M University
Ida Vitale- Uruguay
Alicia Borinsky- Boston University
Juan Carlos Marset- University of Sevilla
Concha Garcia- Spain
Daniel Shapiro- The Americas Society
Enrico Mario Santi- University of Kentucky

Symposium Director:

Miguel-Angel Zapata
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages
Hofstra University

For more information please contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center
200 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Tel: (516) 463-5293
Fax: (516) 463-4793
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