International Virtual Symposium

Friday, February 16, 2024 at 8:30am EST on Zoom
Even before the 1868 translation of Sarmiento’s ‘Facundo’ by Mary Peabody Mann—wife of Horace Mann and sister to the wife of Nathanial Hawthorne—women’s contributions have been crucial to the development of the Latin American literary canon. Their active involvement in canon formation has by no means been limited to their work as translators—ironically, the most visible of their interventions—but as authors, publishers, literary agents, cultural attachées, arts patronesses, professors, critics, readers for publishing houses, and in their roles in informal spheres as domestic hostesses, event coordinators, secretaries, and aides.… Continue Reading »