Spanish Negreros and Modern Literature


Oct
10
2013

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  • Host Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Date: 10/10/2013
  • Time: 04:00 PM

  • Location: RLL Commons, 4th Floor Modern Languages Building

  • Description:

    Lisa Surwillo is Associate Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University. 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: The International Institute, Rackham Graduate School, The Department of English Language and Literature, Latina/o Studies, Hatcher Graduate Library, The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, & The Department of Comparative Literature