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Mexican Literature

March 13, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Vanguardia y periodismo en México: intervenciones desde una sala de redacción
Viviane Mahieux, Fordham University
Mahieux will examine the relationship between Mexican journalism and the avant-garde as presented in the weekly El universal ilustrado.

Federico Campbell: Tijuana o la fantasmagoría de un tijuanense
Daniel R. Fernández, Lehman College
Fernández will discuss Tijuana-born writer, Federico Campbell and his short novel Todo lo de las focas.

La síntesis y su trascendencia: Sergio Pitol y el fin del occidentalismo
Oswaldo Zavala, College of Staten Island
Zavala will talk about Sergio Pitol’s El arte de la fuga.

La frontera en la literatura mexicana contemporánea
Araceli Tinajero, The Graduate Center and City College, CUNY
Tinajero will speak about la frontera (the frontier) as presented in contemporary Mexican literature.

Moderator:
Alfred MacAdam, Columbia University