Celebrating Multilingualism: a bilingual reading and Q&A with author Susana Chávez-Silverman

Celebrating Multilingualism: a bilingual reading and Q&A with author Susana Chávez-Silverman
Date
1 June 2019, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Type
Other Events
Venue
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

Following our parallel workshops on the expression of hybrid identities on the page and in the classroom, Susana will read from her collections of bilingual crónicas including her forthcoming book Heartthrob: del Balboa Café al Apartheid and Back (University of Wisconsin Press).

5.00pm: drinks reception

Susana Chávez-Silverman is a US Latina writer and Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at Pomona College in Claremont, California. She is the author of two bilingual memoirs, Killer Crónicas: Bilingual Memories (2004) and Scenes from la Cuenca de Los Angeles y otros Natural Disasters (2010). As a scholar of Latin American and US Latinx literature, she co-edited Tropicalizations: Transcultural Representations of Latinidad (1997) and Reading and Writing the Ambiente: Queer Sexualities in Latino, Latin American and Spanish Culture (2000). She has published on Argentine poet Alejandra Pizarnik, as well as on other Latin American and US Latinx authors.

FREE TO ATTEND BUT PLACES ARE LIMITED. PLEASE BOOK VIA THE LINK BELOW IF YOU ONLY WANT TO ATTEND THE READING AND Q&A. 

If you would like to book for the 2.00pm workshops:

Click here for Workshop A: Translating Multilingually: Ethics and Practice

Click here for Workshop B: Supporting Young Multilingual Writers


This event is supported by the Institute of Modern Languages Research, Queen Mary University of London via OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community, and by OWRI Language Acts and Worldmaking.


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Contact

OWRI Project Officer
modernlanguages@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8732