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Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual
Wed, Apr 03
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
NAC160 Convent Ave. 138th Street & Amsterdam Avenue
Argentine novelist & critic Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual: Reflections on Cultural Encounters.Argentine novelist and critic Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual: Reflections on Cultural Encounters.
Molloy is the author of two novels "En breve cárcel" (1981) -- translated as "Certificate of Absence" (1989) -- and "El común olvido" (2002), and has also written a collection of short prose pieces, Varia imaginación (2003). Her critical work includes La Diffusion de la littérature hispano-américaine en France au XXe siècle (1972), Las letras de Borges (1979), At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America (1991) and edited volumes such as Hispanisms and Homosexualities (1998) and Poéticas de la distancia. Adentro y afuera de la literatura argentina (2006).
*Holds the Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities
*Has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation
*Has served as President of the Modern Language Association of America
*Holds an honorary degree in Humane Letters from Tulane University.