Chilean writer and performance artist Diamela Eltit speaks at Denison
Date of Event: December 7, 2007
Posted: November 30, 2007 / Last Updated: December 5, 2007
Chilean author and performance artist Diamela Eltit will appear during an afternoon event that will highlight her work. The colloquium will run from 1:15 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). Eltit is known for her avant-garde experimentalism in literature as well as her radical works of performance art, particularly in response to the repression of the Chilean revolution in the 1980s.
Eltit will speak in Spanish with English text translations. She and Denison faculty presenters will cover a range of topics including Eltit's keynote address, "Cargas y descargas," (Loading and Unloading). This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, the Women's Studies Program and La Fuerza Latina.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Diamela Eltit colloquium 1:15 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). For further information, contact Dr. Bernardita Llanos (740) 587-6700.
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