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Research Seminar Series 2011-12

All seminars take place on Wednesdays at 17.00-18.30, in S.3.16 (3rd Floor, Strand Building), unless advised otherwise.

All welcome

16 November 2011

Luis Rebaza-Soraluz (King’s College London)
“Visualizing Modern Perception (1890-1910): the apparent twilight of drawing vs. the splendor of photography in Fin de Siècle Caras y Caretas

7 December 2011

Lucia Villares (University of Cambridge, PhD King’s/IGRS)
Seminar/book launch: Examining Whiteness, Reading Clarice Lispector through Bessie Head and Toni Morrison (Legenda, Oxford, 2011)

18 January 2012

José Ricardo Gutierrez Vargas (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
"Scopic and amamnetic narratives in Latin American performance art: an approach to the politicization of the sensible"

25 January 2012

Rogério Puga (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
"Anglo-Portuguese Cultural Relations in Lusophone Asia: George Chinnery's Lesser Known Pictorial Representations of Nineteenth-Century Macau in the Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum" and book launch: Chronology of Portuguese Literature: 1128-2000 (Cambridge).

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: Room K2.41 (2nd Floor, King's Building)

1 February 2012

Maria Chiara d’Argenio (King’s College London)
"The Revival of Peruvian Indigenismo: from Nineteenth-Century Literature and Early Twentieth-Century Visual Arts to Contemporary Cinema"

15 February 2012

Fabienne Viala (King’s College London)
"The Post-Columbus syndrome in the Hispanic Caribbean: Commemorating the 1992 fifth centenial of the Discovery of the New World in Cuba and in the Dominican Republic"

29 February 2012

Daniel Muñoz Sempere (King’s College London)
"Exile and national identity: The literature of the Spanish émigrés in London (1823-1833)” (to be confirmed)

14 March 2012

Robert Howes (King’s College London)
“Between civil society and authoritarianism: Oliveira Vianna and the crisis of the Old Republic in Brazil”

25 April 2012

Jordana Blejmar (Gates Scholar, University of Cambridge)
"Visualizing Generational Memory in Post-Dictatorship Argentina"

13 June 2012 

Sophie Kelsall (Department of Education, King's College London): “Constructing localised latinidad: Language and Femininity among Latino Londoners”

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