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Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Latin American Poetry Series

SPONSORED BY LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES

ARTURO CARRERA is considered one of Argentina's most important contemporary poets.  He is the author of Children's corner (Buenos Aires, 1977),
Antología de la joven poesía argentina (Buenos Aires, 2001), Tratado de sensaciones (Valencia, España, 2002), Pizarrón (Buenos Aires, 2004),  La inocencia (Buenos Aires, 2006), among others.

February 26, 2007
332 Calkins
6 PM-7:30 PM

Poetry reading and lecture in Spanish: "Contemporary Argentinean poetry 1960-2007"


EDUARDO ESPINA is one of the best of Uruguay's contemporary poets. He is the author of La condición Milli Vanilli. Reflexiones de dos siglos. Buenos Aires: Planeta, 2003; El disfraz de la modernidad (1992); La caza nupcial (1993); Las ruinas de la imaginario (1995); Coto de casa (1995), Mínimo de mundo visible (2003), among others. He is a Professor of Hispanic Studies at Texas A&M University.

March 1, 2007
Breslin 016
6PM- 7:30 PM

Poetry reading and lecture in Spanish: "Herrera y Reissig y la poesía hispanoamericana actual"


ARTURO CORCUERA (Peru) is one of the most influential Latin American poets today. He is the author of Primavera triunfante (1964), Las sirenas y las estaciones(1976), Los Amantes (1978), Puente de los Suspiros (1982), Prosa de juglar (1992), Canto y gemido de la Tierra (1998), La gran jugada (1998), Puerto de la memoria (2001) Sonetos del viejo amador (2001), Parajuegos (2002), and  Noé Delirante (2005). He is a Professor of Peruvian and Latin American Literature at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
 
May 3, 2007
Breslin 016
6 PM-7: 30 PM

Poetry reading and lecture in Spanish: "José María Eguren y el simbolismo en el Perú e Hispanoamérica"


Latin American & Caribbean Studies