HUMANITIES EVENTS

The Challenges of Writing About a Revolutionary Who Was Also a Poet: The Case of Roque Dalton (1935-1975)

  • Starts: 12:00 pm on Wednesday, September 1, 2021
  • Ends: 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 1, 2021
POSTPONED TO FALL 2021. A virtual lunch talk with CLAS colleague James Iffland, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Boston University. Prof. Iffland will discuss “The Challenges of Writing About a Revolutionary Who Was Also a Poet: The Case of Roque Dalton (1935-1975).” Professor Iffland is the author of Quevedo and the Grotesque (2 volumes, 1978 and 1982), Ensayos sobre la poesía revolucionaria de Centroamérica (1994), and De fiestas y aguafiestas: risa, locura e ideología en Cervantes y Avellaneda (1999). He is also editor of Francisco de Quevedo’s picaresque novel El buscón (1988) and Quevedo in Perspective: Eleven Essays for the Quadricentennial (1982), and co-editor of El “Quijote” desde América (2006).
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