In the second of this two-part series organized by students of the PhD Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, Achy Obejas and Valeria Luiselli will be in conversation with each other and with the public about such possible topics as the experience of translation as a cultural exchange in New York, the relation between English and Spanish in both their academic and creative writing careers, the importance of emerging LGBTIQ voices in fiction, the immigrant women’s experience in the U.S., and issues related to women writer’s rights.
This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Many thanks to the event’s principal organizers: Elena Chávez Goycochea, Mariana Romo-Carmona, and Nan Zheng
And also to the event’s co-sponsors:
The PhD Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
The students of the PhD Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
The Doctoral Students’ Council
The Classical and Modern Languages department at City College, CUNY
The Feminist Press
The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York
The Center for the Study of Women & Society