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Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | March
March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a monthly reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors.
On March 9, Professor Ramón Antonio Victoriano-Martinez (Arturo), will present and facilitate a discussion about the story “The Night We Became People” by author José Luis Gonzalez.
The story is in English translation and discussion will also be led in English. No background in Latin American literature or culture required. Please direct any questions to Danais Yera at firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow this link to access the story: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1kos0MHSY71rzCMP3cG5VUMNaZPr4H-11?usp=sharing
Although this is a Free Event, registrations are necessary. Click here to get your free tickets
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 Literatures 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 is the literatures and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, diaspora and national belonging.