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Tramas y dramas de la descolonización: Un escritor maya problematiza su otredad indígena [Plots and dramas of decolonization: A Mayan writer problematizes his Indigenous otherness]

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 10:15 - 11:45

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ART/257

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Dr. Arias’ talk deals with the works by the Mayan writer Josías López Gómez. Dr. Arias explores how López Gomez’ short stories disrupt the knowledge/power relations in the representation of the Maya as other in canonical and Mayan literature.

Presenter: Dr. Arturo Arias, Tomás Rivera Regents Professor, Spanish Language and Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin

This event takes place in Spanish.

With funding support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.