The Problem with Tutilimundi or, Re-viewing Nineteenth-Century ArgentinaThe Problem with Tutilimundi or, Re-viewing Nineteenth-Century Argentinahttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/103912Magill Philips Wing2009-10-19T16:15:002009-10-19T19:00:00
October 19, 4:15PM
Magill Philips Wing
Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Talk by Brendan Lanctot '00, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Puget Sound
The Library, the John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center, and the Office of Alumni Relations present a Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series talk by Brendan Lanctot '00, University of Puget Sound, entitled "The Problem with Tutilimundi or, Re-viewing Nineteenth-Century Argentina"
A native of Alameda, California, Brendan Lanctot graduated magna cum laude from Haverford in 2000, where he double-majored in Spanish and English. He did his graduate work in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Columbia University. Through much of 2006-2007 he lived in Buenos Aires, where he carried out research and participated in a writing workshop with the authors Santiago Llach and Washington Cucurto. He received his doctorate in 2008, defending with distinction a dissertation titled "Literature and the Production of National Space in Nineteenth-Century Argentina." Since the fall of 2008 he has been an assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Puget Sound, where he teaches Spanish and Latin American literary and cultural studies. Among his forthcoming articles are studies on graffiti and the novelist César Aira, and he is currently in the process of converting his dissertation into a book manuscript.
Tea at 4:15 pm - Lecture at 4:30 pm
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