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Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | November 2022
November 15, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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. On November 15th, Professor Alessandra Santos will lead a discussion on the stories Admiral’s Night, The Mirror, and The Fortune Teller by Brazilian writer Machado de Assis. From the book, The Collected Stories by Machado de Assis (2018), translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson
The stories are in English translations. Discussions will also be led in English. No background in Latin American literature or culture is required.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2022. 6:30 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: Britannia Community Centre, Ice Rink Mezzanine Room, 1661 Napier St., Vancouver
LINK TO THE STORIES: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TIHEdB8kizJee6lRLueFncsGWwVXty_P/view?usp=share_link
This is a by-donation event, and registrations are necessary. Please get your ticket at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/latin-american-short-stories-reading-group-november-2022-tickets-461240953107
Do not hesitate to contact our Operations Coordinator, Danais Yera at: email@example.com if you have any questions.
About the facilitator:
Alessandra Santos is an Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultures. Her interdisciplinary research examines modern and contemporary literary and cultural production. She is interested in utopias, technology, media, gender, race, and social justice. Multiple grants have supported her research.
In partnership with the UBC Latin American Studies department.