CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
About the author and novel Born in the city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil, Jacques Fux, is the winner of the 2013 São Paulo Prize for Literature (the Brazilian equivalent of the Man Booker Prize). He received degrees in mathematics and computer science, and later earned two Doctorates, one in Comparative Literature from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and another in French Language, Literature and Civilization from the University of Lille. He had previously published "Literatura e Matemática: Jorge Luis Borges, Georges Perec e o OULIPO" (2001), for which he received the Capes...
“Fotografia e materialità in Italia. Franco Vaccari, Mario Cresci, Guido Guidi, Luigi Ghirri" (Postmedia Books) In EnglishTime:
7th De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies, Harvard University, Spring Semester, 2014.Organized by Giuliana Minghelli (Harvard University) - Sponsored by the Lauro De Bosis Lectureship in the History of Italian Civilization. A regularly scheduled course (Ita 201r) & lecture series - INFO: DEBOSIS@FAS...
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (light reception to follow)
Professor Ríos-Font’s interests:Spanish literature and culture 1800-present; interrelationship between literature, law, economics, and politics in modern Spanish society; literary historiography and processes of canonization as affected by gender, class, and institutional constraints; transatlantic exchanges and the semiotics of national formation in Puerto Rico and Spain after the breakdown of the Spanish empire.
.Chairs: Svetlana Boym and Susan Suleiman Sponsored by: Seminar on Politics, Literature & the Arts and Seminar on Re-thinking Translation, Mahindra Humanities Center Sandra Smith's new translation of this classic work, published in 2012, was the first new version since 1989. Prof. Smith will discuss the art of translation and compare examples from the previous published editions, followed by Q...
Josefina Báez (La Romana, Dominican Republic/ New York) is a storyteller, performer and writer. She is the founder and director of Ay Ombe Theater (1986). She is the author of Dominicanish (2000), Comrade Bliss Ain't Playing (2007), Levente No (2010) and the children's book My name is Marysol (2013).
Sponsors: The Instituto Cervantes at Harvard, The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Committee, The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights
“La scrittura e i libri di Giovanni Boccaccio" (Viella) In Italian
7th De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies, Harvard University, Spring Semester, 2014.Organized by Giuliana Minghelli (Harvard University) - Sponsored by the Lauro De Bosis Lectureship in the History of Italian Civilization. A regularly scheduled course (Ita 201r) & lecture series - INFO: DEBOSIS@FAS.HARVARD.EDU / Kathy Coviello, 617-496-3610. Open to the public