LACUSL Speaker Series: Queer Exposures: Roberto Bolaño, Sexuality, and Photography

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 @ 3:30 pm CT
Queer sexuality and photography disturb linear temporalities such as normative social development and the subordination of the past to the present. Close readings of selected novels, short stories, and poems by Roberto Bolaño (1953-2003), demonstrate that queerness and photography also disturb linear conceptions of an author’s trajectory.… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series: “Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago”

Tuesday, November 12, 12:00-2:00pm, AGSL, Golda Meir Library (3rd Floor)

“Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago” presented by Professor Frances R. Aparicio, AMUW Chair in Humanistic Studies, Marquette University; Professor Emerita, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Northwestern University, with guest Lulu Sanchez, LAUCSL and English Major, University of Wisconsin-Milwauk… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series: “Peruvian Colonial Spanish: Spanish and Indigenous Narrative Strategies”

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2:30pm, AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd floor

Dr. Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Colonial documents of the Viceroyalty of Peru include writings where the author presents herself as an Indigenous individual. Historians of the colonial period have long cast doubt on whether these documents were really written by individuals of Indigenous origin, since only the Indigenous elite had access to formal education.”… Continue Reading »