The Legacy of the Boom in the 21st Century: García Márquez, Fuentes, and Vargas Llosa
Date and Time
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium
San Diego, CA 92110
Raymond Leslie Williams is a renowned scholar who specializes in modern Latin American literature, with a more concentrated focus on fiction published since 1944. He has published fifteen single-authored books on topics such as the Colombian novel, postmodern fiction in Latin America, the writing of the Boom, and the latest generation of writers associated with the "McOndo" and "Crack" generation born in the 1960s and who began publishing in the 1990s. His recent publications, related to literary and cultural studies, have been eco-critical approaches to modern Latin American fiction. He is a Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Graduate Advisor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside.
A light reception will follow.
This event is free, as is parking on campus. No reservations are necessary, but to ensure that you get a seat, it is advisable to arrive a little early.