15-11 Textual Re-Orientations, Decolonizing Efforts: New Mesoamerican Indigenous Narratives

November 15, 6:30 p.m., Room: 9205

Arturo Arias, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Professor in the Humanities at the University of California, Merced, is Visiting Research Scholar in the Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) at Princeton University in Fall 2019. He has published “Recovering Lost Footprints: Contemporary Maya Narratives”, Volumes 1 (2017), and 2 (2018). “Taking their Word: Literature and the Signs of Central America” (2007), “The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy” (2000), “The Identity of the Word: Guatemalan Literature in Light of the New Century” (1998), and “Ceremonial Gestures: Central American Fiction 1960-1990” (1998). He is now completing “Recovering Lost Footprints: Contemporary Mexican Indigenous Narratives”, volume 3 of this series.


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