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Cátedra Vargas Llosa

  • Date
    Mon, Nov 04

    5:45 PM — 7:30 PM


    Shepard Hall
    Convent Avenue at West 138th Street
    Convent Avenue at West 138th Street

    Shepard Hall, Great Hall

    p: 212.650.6141


  • Event Details

    The inaugural lecture and signing of the
    Cátedra Vargas Llosa.

    The inaugural lecture and signing of the
    Cátedra Vargas Llosa with Nobel Laureate, Mario Vargas Llosa and Guest lecturer, Efraín Kristal, Professor and Chair, UCLA Department of Comparative Literature,
    "Discreet and Injudicious Heroes in the Novels of Mario Vargas Llosa"

    Cátedra Vargas Llosa:
    Established by the Miguel de Cervantes Virtual Library Foundation, the creation of the Cátedra Vargas Llosa is an academic project that aspires to become one of the most prestigious and innovative initiatives in Europe and the Americas. The Cátedra Vargas Llosa is open to universities, educational institutions, and organizations. Its aim is to promote the study of contemporary literature and culture and to encourage new Ibero-American writers. To fulfill these objectives the Cátedra will partner with prestigious institutions worldwide through lectures, symposia, readings and writing workshops, and seminars on current international affairs.

    The City College of New York is committed to teaching and research in the Humanities and the Arts and supports the study of and engagement with a wide variety of global languages and literatures. The Cátedra Vargas Llosa project at City College will enrich the educational experience on campus
    and foster communication within the academic community of New York City
    and internationally.

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