Latin America Enters with the Cob / Latinoamérica entra con la mazorca
14:00 Santiago time / 1:00pm Eastern US time
Professor of Latin American Literature and Coordinator of the Gabriela Mistral Chair, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Author of "Gabriela Mistral: Somos los andinos que fuimos"
This session will interpret the poem "El maíz" (“Corn”), one of the long poems of the “America” section of Mistral's Tala (1938), from the point of view of Latin American laughter described as mockery and disobedience.
Presented by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies with cosponsorship by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA), and the Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame.