LLCL Guest Speaker Series Spring 2023

On Gender, Culture, and Representation: Latin American Women Writers and the Quest for Equality

The Guest Speaker Series in a virtual format invited three established scholars working on Latin American women writers on the occasion of Women's History Month. 
Organized by Dr. Alejandra Aguilar Dornelles,

Co-sponsorships: Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature, Americas Initiative, Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Sigma Delta Pi.


March 16

Vanesa Miseres (Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Notre Dame)

“Juana Manuela Gorriti, a Life in Displacement”

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March 23

Rocío Quispe-Agnoli (William J Beal Distinguished Professor of Hispanic Studies, Michigan State University)

“Public Women: Fame and Its Discontents in Latin American Women’s Writings”

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April 13

Ilka Kressner (Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, University at Albany-SUNY) 

“Writing Trauma (Human and More than Human) in Pilar Quintana’s La perra and Vanessa Londoño’s El asedio animal”