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Spanish & Portuguese: Beyond Anthropophagy: Fall 2017

A research guide focused on Spanish and Portuguese language learning, literature, and cultures

Beyond Anthropophagy: Cultural Modernities between Brazil and France

Organized by César Braga-Pinto and Christopher Bush.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:30-7:00 PM
Keynote: “Brazilian Modernism: Nocturnes,” Flora Süssekind (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)
John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Rd

Friday, October 20, 2017
9:00-4:30 PM
Sessions (see below) in the John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Rd

Sponsored by French and the Global Humanities (Buffett Institute), co-sponsored by: Department of Art History, Department of French and Italian, Global Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies (TGS), Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, and the Vernon Jackson Fund

Session 1: Maité Conde, Rielle Navitski, Natalia Brizuela

Moderator: Alejandra Uslenghi (Associate Professor, Spanish/Portuguese, Northwestern University)

Session 2: Ian Merkel, Zita Nunes

Moderator: Cintia Vezzani (Graduate student, Spanish/Portuguese, Northwestern University)

Session 3: Megan Sullivan, Michele Greet, Edith Wolfe

Moderator: Sarah Ann Wells (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Session 4: Anaïs Fléchet, Esther Gabara

Moderator: Jessica Passos (Graduate student, French/Italian, Northwestern University)

Session 1 topics

Session 2 topics

Sessions 3 and 4 topics