Latin American Short Stories Reading Group – May

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Latin American Short Stories Reading Group – May

May 9, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors.

Join us on Tuesday, May 9 at 6:30 pm, at the Conference Room (1661 Napier St, Vancouver) for a discussion on the stories “Mambrú Did Not Go to War” by Aida Cavtagena Povtalatin and “Delicatessen” by Miguel Alfonseca.

Professor Ramón Ant. Victoriano-Martínez (Arturo) will lead the discussion. He is an Assistant Professor at the Spanish UBC Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies.

The stories are in English translations. Discussions will also be led in English. No background in Latin American literature or culture is required.

Please click on the following link to access the stories:

This is a FREE event, but registration is required. Register here.

Date: Tuesday, May 9
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: Conference Room (Britannia Community Services Centre)
1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4


About the facilitator

Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo) was born in the Dominican Republic (1969), where he graduated with a B.A. in law at the Universidad Católica Santo Domingo (Class of 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the area of Hispanic and Latin American Literature in 2010. After graduation he taught in the Department of Language Studies (University of Toronto Mississauga), the Caribbean Studies Program and the Latin American Studies Program (University of Toronto) from 2011 to 2019. His primary area of research are the literature and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.




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May 9, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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