The Nation through the Body: An Approach to Identity Performance in Contemporary Puerto Rican Literature
- Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017, 17:00 – 18:00
- Location: Parkinson Building
- Cost: free
Centre for World Literatures seminar by Dr René Rodríguez Ramirez.
Dr Rodríguez-Ramírez (currently a Visiting Research Fellow in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies) is a writer and Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Modern Languages at the Universidad del Turabo, Puerto Rico. His research interests are in the fields of Visual Culture, Gender Studies, Performance Theory and Literary Theory in Contemporary Latin American and Hispanic Caribbean Literature and Culture. He has published three books: Trazos (2012), Entre auges y fatigas (2014) and La perpetua amenaza de la lluvia (2016).