Diversity Alumni Lecture Series with Yvette Aparicio

Department: Spanish and Portuguese

Date and Time: May 16, 2016 | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Hall 344

Event Details

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at University of California, Irvine presents

Diversity Alumni Lecture Series
País mío, vení: Home and Belonging in Post-Conflict Central

Grinnell College


Yvette Aparicio (PhD UCI 2000) is professor of Spanish and Latin American studies at Grinnell College. At Grinnell, she teaches contemporary Latin American literature, Latin American studies and Spanish. Her book, Post-Conflict Central American Literature: Searching for Home and Longing to Belong, was published in 2013 by Bucknell UP and Rowman & Littlefield. Currently she is working on articles on lo cursi in contemporary Central American literature as well as on Salvadoran food and cultural identity.

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