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Poetry and Its Others: At the Crossroads of Arts and Discourse

Saturday, December 09, 2017,

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  • Location: Robert Penn Warren Center • 2301 Vanderbilt Place • Nashville, TN 37235

This research workshop will take place at the Robert Penn Warren Center on December 9, 2017.  It will feature two panels, one from 9:30-11:30 AM, and one from 2:00-4:00 PM:


David Richter (Utah State University), “Metaphors and Memory in Las lágrimas de San Lorenzo: Julio Llamazares and the Lyrical Novel”

Santiago Morales Rivera (University of California, Irvine), “Músicos de leyenda”

Andrew Bush (Vassar College), “The Bridge of Poetry: María Zambrano y José Lezama Lima”


Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel (University of Oregon), “Chile’s poetic landscapes and the politics of memory in Raúl Zurita’s poetry and Patricio Guzmán’s cinema”

Elena Lahr-Vivaz (Rutgers University), “Prose Poems in (and Beyond) Havana: Reina María Rodríguez and Ramón Hondal”

Erica Segre (Cambridge University), “‘Por más que haga/para quitarle tono a la pupila/ nocturno/ es/ el anclaje’: The Counter Poetics of Surface and Radiography in Via Corporis, by Pura López Colomé with illustrations by Guillermo Arreola”

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Science, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, and the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies.