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Borges Center Events at the University of Pittsburgh

poster for Borges symposium, 8-9 November 2012

 

 

Symposium on the Reception of Borges

Thursday, 8 November 2012, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

9:30             Welcome

9:45             Alberto Rojo (Oakland University): Borges citado por científicos

10:30            Daniel Balderston (University of Pittsburgh): The Theory of Games and Genetic Criticism: On the Manuscript of "La lotería en Babilonia"

11:15            Lies Wijnterp (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen): El lenguaje de las cubiertas y su relación con la recepción temprana de la obra de Borges

lunch

2:30            María Eugenia Mudrovcic (Michigan State University): Borges y el Congreso por la Libertad de la Cultura

3:15            Alfredo Alonso Estenoz (Luther College): Borges en Cuba

Discussion and coffee break

4:30            Jorge Schwartz (Universidade de São Paulo/Museu Lasar Segall): Guía de lectura de Borges para el Brasil

5:15            Susanne Klengel (Freie Universität Berlin): Francia después de la Colaboración: La obra de J. L. Borges en un país dividido

Discussion

Friday, 9 November 2012, 1218 Cathedral of Learning

10:00-12:00            Roundtable discussion of the reception of Borges, led by Ana Cara (Oberlin College)

12:00             Jorge Schwartz talk on Lasar Segall (in Portuguese)           

 

 

PAST EVENTS

 

Silvia Dapía (John Jay College, CUNY), "Borges, Social Order and Human Action"

Monday 9 April 2012, 6:00 pm, 119 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

 

Mariela Blanco (Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata), "Una genealogía de la violencia en la narrativa argentina: Echeverría, Borges, Rozenmacher"

Friday, 30 March 2012, 2:30 pm, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

 

Ivan Almeida, "Goethe y la trastienda de 'El pudor de la historia'"

Cristina Parodi, "Bustos Domecq y Suárez Lynch: dos ilustres desconocidos"

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 1:00-4:30 pm, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning 

 

Bill Richardson (National University of Ireland Galway)

"Garay Street and Being-in-the-World: Human Spatiality in Borges's 'El Aleph'"

Monday, February 13, 2012, 6:00 pm, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

 

Daniel Balderston (University of Pittsburgh), Inaugural Lecture as Mellon Professor of Modern Languages

"'The Universe in a Nutshell': The Long Sentence in Borges's 'The Aleph'"

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 4:30 pm, 2500 Posvar Hall

 

Francisca Noguerol (University of Salamanca)

Con y contra Borges: la huella del maestro es alargada

Monday, 12 September 2011, 1:00-2:30 pm, Norwegian Room, 151 Cathedral of Learning

 

 

Genetic Criticism and Latin American Texts

Monday, March 28 - Tuesday, March 29, 2011

All events will be held in the Humanities Center, 602 CL

Monday, March 28

9:30   Welcome & Introductions
10:00 John Bryant (Hofstra University)
            "Revision, Translation and Adaptation: Editing the Fluid Text in the
            Digital Age"
10:45 Jacques Neefs (Johns Hopkins University)
            "The Making of the Work: Genetics and Esthetics"
11:45 Lunch
1:15   Elida Lois (Conicet/Universidad Nacional de San Martín)
            "Autobiografía y autoficción en la genesis de Peregrinación de Luz del
            Día o Viaje y aventuras de la Verdad en el Nuevo Mundo de Juan Bautista
            Alberdi"
2:00    Discussion

Tuesday, March 29

10:00 Sergio Delgado (Université de Bretagne Sud)
            "Rostros de jóvenes poetas: Juan L. Ortiz y Juan José Saer"
10:45 Julio Premat (Université de Paris-VIII)
            "Bocetos, borradores, esbozos: La otra obra de Saer"
11:30 María Laura Bocaz (University of Mary Washington)
            "José Donoso en el ejercicio de la escritura de El obsceno pájaro de la
            noche: Una interpretación a partir de los José Donoso Papers"
12:15  Lunch
1:30   Daniel Balderston (University of Pittsburgh)
            "Palabras rechazadas: Borges y la tachadura"

Discussion

Borges Symposium: 15 October 2010

144 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

Welcome and introductions
1:30-3:15   First Session (in English), chaired by Lies Wijnterp
Evelyn Fishburn (University College London). "This imminence of a revelation": a Study of Epiphanies in Borges's Fiction
Daniel Balderston (University of Pittsburgh). "His insect-like handwriting": marginalia and commentaries on Borges and Menard
Leah Leone (Concordia University Montreal). Voice Distortion: Character Narration in Borges's Translations

3:30-5:00 Second Session (in Spanish), chaired by María Julia Rossi
Alfredo Alonso Estenoz (Luther College). La Batrachomyomachia en el contexto de "El inmortal"
Mireya Camurati (SUNY Buffalo). Borges ¿un argentino extraviado en la metafísica?

Roundtable discussion with all participants
Sponsored by the Borges Center, the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures and the Center for Latin American Studies

 

Earlier Events'

 

 

Fernando Degiovanni. "The Rise of Latin Americanism: Colonialism, Managerial Discourse and the Uses of Literature." Friday, 6 November 2009, 4:00 pm. 142 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh.

Alan Pauls. "La herencia Borges." Friday, 16 October 2009, 3:00 pm. 142 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh.

Hernán Martínez Millán. "El Platón de Borges." 20 February 2009, 3:00 pm. 142 Cathedral of Learning.

Borges Center Inauguration

Cristina Parodi, "Borges, Bioy y el 'lenguaje exquisito.'"

Remarks by N. John Cooper, Alfredo Alonso Estenoz, Daniel Balderston and Iván Almeida

10 October 2008. 144 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh.