Archive for the ‘Americas Society/Council of the Americas’ Category

Americas Society’s Visual Arts Department will host a discussion with Chilean artist Cristóbal Lehyt and writer and catalogue contributor Alejandro Zambra on February 26th

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Cristóbal Lehyt

Cristóbal Lehyt

Alejandro Zambra

Alejandro Zambra

Details of the event hosted on February 26th at 6.30pm by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution) are as follows:

Americas Society’s Visual Arts Department will host a discussion with Chilean artist Cristóbal Lehyt and writer and catalogue contributor Alejandro Zambra, moderated by Americas Society Visual Arts Director Gabriela Rangel.

Lehyt will discuss issues about the Chilean present and the reconstruction of its historical memory with Zambra. Attendees will have the chance to pre-order an artist-signed copy of the catalogue Cristóbal Lehyt: Iris Sheets.

Learn more about this exhibition.

Gabriela Rangel

Gabriela Rangel

Americas Society/Council of the Americas event “Launch of Review 87: Mario Vargas Llosa’s Legacy/Contemporary Andean Fiction & Arts” to be held in New York on November 15th, 2013

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Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa

Details of the event hosted by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution) are as follows:

Launch of Review 87: Mario Vargas Llosa’s Legacy/Contemporary Andean Fiction & Arts
 
Venue Address:                     Americas Society
                                                680 Park Avenue
                                                New York, NY 10065
                                                On the corner of Park Avenue and 68th St. near the 68th St. – Hunter College    stop on the 6 subway train.
 
Date and Time:                 Friday, November 15th, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 
Price:                                 FREE for AS Members; $10.00 per program for non-members.
 
Telephone Number:          212-277-8351
 
Event Website:                http://www.as-coa.org/events/launch-review-87-mario-vargas-llosas-legacycontemporary-andean-fiction-arts
 
Event Description:      As a follow-up to the Mario Vargas Llosa conversation and other related programs, the launch of Review 87 will feature bilingual readings by five of the most important writers of the latest generation from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru—Liliana Colanzi, Rodrigo Hasbún, Esteban Mayorga, Giovanna Rivero, and Carlos Yushimito—as well as comments by the issue’s guest editors—scholars Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez, Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, and Edmundo Paz Soldán. All of these participants are featured in the special issue of ReviewReview 87 showcases essays on Mario Vargas Llosa’s oeuvre, an interview at Americas Society with Vargas Llosa and translator Edith Grossman, and creative texts by contemporary Andean writers, as well as art and music features and book reviews.
This program is the culminating event of the core Literature programming for Fall 2013, namely Mario Vargas Llosa’s legacy and Andean writing today. This program will be held in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation into English. A magazine/book signing will follow in collaboration with La Casa Azul Bookstore.

 

Americas Society/Council of the Americas event “An Evening with Mario Vargas Llosa and John King” to be held in New York on November 7th, 2013

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Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa

John King

John King

Details of the event hosted by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution) are as follows:

An Evening with Mario Vargas Llosa and John King
 
Venue Address:                      Americas Society
                                                680 Park Avenue
                                                New York, NY 10065
                                                On the corner of Park Avenue and 68th St. near the 68th St. – Hunter College    stop on the 6 subway train.
 
Date and Time:                 Thursday, November 7st, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 
Price:                                 FREE for AS Members; this is a members only event.
 
Telephone Number:          212-277-8351
 
Event Website:                 http://www.as-coa.org/events/evening-mario-vargas-llosa-and-john-king
 
Event Description:      In this much anticipated event, 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and renowned critic John King will discuss a range of topics relating to literature, journalism, and culture, highlighting Vargas Llosa’s own body of work in various genres. Varga’s Llosa’s latest novels are The Dream of the Celt and El héroe discreto. King is co-editor, with Efraín Kristal, of The Cambridge Companion to Mario Vargas Llosa, among other publications. This program is the centerpiece of the core Literature programming for Fall 2013, namely Mario Vargas Llosa’s legacy and Andean writing today. Review 87, a special issue developed in conjunction with this program season, will be launched on November 15 at Americas Society. This program will be held in English. A book signing will follow in collaboration with La Casa Azul Bookstore

Daniel Shapiro states that Carlos Fuentes was “perhaps the lynchpin of the Latin American boom writers”

Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro, a contributor to Issue 11 of Interlitq and Issue 20 of Interlitq, and AS/COA Director of Literature and Editor/Managing Editor of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, is interviewed by Televisa about Carlos Fuentes’ contribution to Latin American literature following the Mexican writer’s death on May 15, 2012.

Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes

Americas Society/Council of the Americas event “Santiago Roncagliolo with Edith Grossman: Hi, This is Conchita” to be held in New York on November 1st, 2013

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Santiago Roncagliolo

Santiago Roncagliolo

Edith Grossman, a Consulting Editor for Interlitq

Edith Grossman, a Consulting Editor for Interlitq

Details of the event hosted by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution) are as follows:

Santiago Roncagliolo with Edith Grossman: Hi, This is Conchita
 
Venue Address:                      Americas Society
                                                680 Park Avenue
                                                New York, NY 10065
                                                On the corner of Park Avenue and 68th St. near the 68th St. – Hunter College    stop on the 6 subway train.
 
Date and Time:                 Friday, November 1st, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
 
Price:                                 FREE for AS Members; $15.00 for non-members.
 
Telephone Number:          212-277-8351
 
Event Website:                 http://www.as-coa.org/events/santiago-roncagliolo-edith-grossman-hi-conchita
 
Event Description:      Peruvian novelist, journalist, and one of Granta magazine’s best young novelists in Spanish, Santiago Roncagliolo, and his acclaimed translator Edith Grossman, will discuss Roncagliolo’s latest short-story collection, Hi, This is Conchita and Other Stories (Two Lines Press) as well as issues in contemporary literature. Roncagliolo’s first novel, Red April, won the Premio Alfaguara in 2006 and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2011. Grossman is one of the English-language’s most renowned translators, having translated Don Quíxote as well as key works by Nobel Laureates Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas Llosa. A limited number of tickets will be available for non-members. This program will be held in English. A members-only book signing will follow in collaboration with La Casa Azul Bookstore
 
This program is part of the core Literature programming for Fall 2013, namely Mario Vargas Llosa’s legacy and Andean writing today. Review 87, a special issue developed in conjunction with this program season, will be launched on November 15 at the Americas Society.