Catedra Mario Vargas Llosa's


Offered through the Cátedra Mario Vargas Llosa and the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at The City College, CUNY, with the cooperation of the Instituto Cervantes, this one (1) credit seminar focuses on Mario Vargas Llosa’s historical novel La fiesta del Chivo (2000), about the Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo. This seminar is taught by the acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín with Distinguished Professor Raquel Chang-Rodríguez. It will examine novelistic form—point of view and counterpoint—as keys to the fictionalization of history, narrative persuasive power, and our understanding of the human condition. Knowledge of Spanish/ Participation in Spanish or English.

Early Registration (Before Oct. 1st) $180

From Oct. 1st Registration $200

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