Department of Romance Languages

Romance Languages Special Guest Colloquium: Antonia Arslan and Siobhan Nash-Marshall

“Post-Truths and People: The Armenian Genocide and its Negation,” Antonia Arslan, author and former professor of Italian modern and contemporary literature at the University of Padova, and Siobhan Nash-Marshall, professor of philosophy and the Mary T. Clark Chair of Christian Philosophy at Manhattanville College.

Sponsored by the Romance Languages Fund

Romance Languages Special Guest Colloquium: José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido

"Identidades múltiples y agencias culturales en la construcción de la biografía de Juan de Espinosa Medrano (¿1629?-1688)," José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido, professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He will offer new critical perspectives for contemplating the life and work of Juan de Espinosa Medrano (circa 1629 - 1688), who rendered the Baroque poetics of Luis de Góngora into a distinctly American literary style and also adapted European dramatic models in the earliest Quechua theater.

Guest Lecture: Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa will discuss her creative process and debut novel, "Daughters of the Stone." The novel chronicles the lives of five generations of Afro-Puerto Rican women on the island and the mainland.

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa, author and finalist of the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers, will discuss her creative process, the importance of stories and her debut novel's representation of five generations of Afro-Puerto Rican women and their historical, cultural and magical journeys of survival, resistance and celebration.  

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