Latin American literature

The Global Impact of Latin American Literature

What happens when Latin American literature and the Iowa Writer's Workshop collide? And why do so many readers ask Daniel Alarcón if he can recommend a good hotel in Cuzco? In this brief talk, Alarcón explores matters of canonicity and authenticity with respect to Latin American literature.

The Global Impact of Latin American Literature

Paula Moya is a scholar of 20th and 21st century American literatures, Chicana/o cultural studies, feminist theory, and comparative studies in race and ethnicity at Stanford University. In this brief talk, she explores some of the contradictory patterns of authority and authenticity occasioned by the cross-cultural production and reception of Latin American literature.