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Transatlantic Connections: Reyes, Borges, Gómez de la Serna

April 16, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Transatlantic Connections. April 16, 2012

Ana Laura SantamaríaCátedra Alfonso Reyes, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Inéz SáenzTecnológico de Monterrey

Moderator:
Araceli TinajeroThe City College of New York and The Graduate Center     

This presentation will mark the launch of Reyes, Borges, Gómez de la Serna. Rutas transatlanticas en el Madrid de los años veinte. Edited by Julio Ortega. (México: ORFILA/ITESM, 2011).

Ana Laura Santmaría (Ph.D., Tecnológico de Monterey) is Professor and Associate Director of Cátedra Alfonso Reyes at Tecnológico de Monterrey. Her two main interests are theater and philosophy. She is author ofImplicaciones éticas de la Antígona de Sófocles. Una reflexión sobre el pensamiento trágico griego (Plaza y Valdés, 2009) and Desde la butaca. Teatro regiomontano en el fin del milenio (UANL 2002).

Inés Sáenz (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) is Professor of Literature in the Ph.D. Program in Humanities at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Sáenz is in charge of the Oficina Internacional de Enlace en Francia and is member of the Centro de Investigación sobre las Artes y el Lenguaje (CRAL) of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Her current research focuses on the work of Mario Bellatín.

Araceli Tinajero is Associate Professor of Spanish at The Graduate Center and City College of New York. She is the author of Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericanoEl lector de tabaquería (Eng. El Lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader); and Kokoro, una mexicana en Japón. Tinajero is the editor of Cultura y letras cubanas en el siglo XXI; of Exilio, cosmopolitismo y globalización en el arte y las literaturas hispánicas(forthcoming); and the co-editor of Technology and Culture in Twentieth Century Mexico (U of Alabama Press, 2013). She is the founder of The City Reading Club and the co-founder of the Mexico Study Group at the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies. Tinajero is the Book Review Editor of Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World.