Households and Prisons - Portrayals of everyday life in Argentinian Literature written during the Dictatorship 1976-83.

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Thunbergsvägen 3C 22-1017, House 22. Engelska parken, Uppsala universitet
  • Lecturer: Sofia Iaffa Nylén Sofia Iaffa is a PhD student in Literature at Stockholm University.
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  • Organiser: Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR)
  • Contact person: Jeannette Escanilla
  • Seminarium

Sofia Iaffa Nylén Sofia Iaffa is a PhD student in Literature at Stockholm University. Her PhD project deals with Hispanic prose, written by Latin American writers in exile during the late 20th Century. Through a study of the writings of Cristina Feijóo, Cristina Peri Rossi and Griselda Gambaro, amongst others, Sofiainvestigates questions concerning literary political activism, memory, multilingualism and rasism in the West.

At the seminar, Sofia will present a text in which she analyses literary portrayals of everyday life during the dictatorship, in Luisa Valenzuela's Cambio de Armas from 1982. 

Discussant: Cecilia Luzon. Luzon has a MA in Literature. Her research interests concern exile, migration and contemporary poetry.

The event is followed by a mingle/post-seminar.

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