Lecture. "Spanish Negreros and Modern Literature"


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  • Speaker: Lisa Surwillo, associate professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford University
  • Host Department: International Institute
  • Date: 10/10/2013
  • Time: 4:00 PM

  • Location: 4th Floor Commons, Modern Languages Building, 812 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

  • Description:

    Professor Surwillo teaches courses on Iberian literature, with an emphasis on nineteenth-century Spanish theater. Her research encompasses the questions of property, modernity and the individual as they are manifested by literary works, especially dramatic literature, dealing with colonial slavery, abolition and Spanish citizenship.

    Co-Sponsored by: International Institute, Rackham Graduate School, Department of English Language and Literature, Latina/o Studies, Hatcher Graduate Library, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, and Department of Comparative Literature.