“El cuerpo de la marea negra: escritura y flujo en Mar es la tierra“ - A Reading and Conversation with Héctor Celis

<P> Join us for a reading & conversation with Mexican writer Héctor Celis, the author of Mar es la Tierra. Published by Alfaguara this summer, Mar es la Tierra approaches themes such as violence, social disintegration and environmental ruins in Latin America. <P> <P> Héctor Celis's groundbreaking novel Mar es la Tierra, according to the awarded Chilean writer Diamela Eltit, “muestra una imaginación desbordante, audaz, plena, con una escritura impecable que ubica a su autor en el centro del escenario narrativo actual. Un excelente narrador que no renuncia a internarse en los dilemas que atraviesan a toda prisa la complejidad de un presente que porta toda la extensión de su futuro.” <P> <P> Moderated by: Francisco Quinteiro Pires, Visiting Assistant Professor in Latin American and Brazilian Literature and Culture, Department of Romance Studies. <P>

When 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Building Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road
Contact Name Elizabeth Amrien
Contact Email edamrien@bu.edu
Contact Organization Center for Latin American Studies
Fees Free
Speakers Héctor Celis and Francisco Quinteiro Pires