On Wednesday September 28th, Yoss will be appearing at Boston University for a reading and discussion. Professor Rodrigo Lopes de Barros, whose specialization is Caribbean and Brazilian studies will moderate the conversation. A book signing and refreshments will follow the discussion
Rodrigo Lopes de Barros has a B.A. in Law and an M.A. in Literary Theory from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). He did his PhD at The University of Texas at Austin specializing in Caribbean and Brazilian studies. His research interests include the relations between ethnography and literature, theory of modernity in Latin America, avant-garde cinema and contemporary art in Cuba and Brazil.
Lopes de Barros’ articles on Brazilian and Cuban studies have appeared in Comparative Literature Studies, Alea: Estudos Neolatinos, Outra Travessia, and other journals. His short stories have been published in literary magazines and newspapers such as O Estado de São Paulo (Estadão) and Livro, USP. As an editor, he co-organized the translation and publication of several contemporary intellectuals into Portuguese through Editora Cultura e Barbárie.
When: Wednesday September 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Where: 725 Commonwealth Avenue, B36 (CAS B36)
This event is hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Latin American Studies Program.