Mar 2 Latin American Visions: Literature & Human Rights

Reading History through Fiction A lecture by Alicia Kozameh

March 2, 2016   11.15 am
Nicholson Hall 125

Alicia Kozameh, writer and former political prisoner during the last military dictatorship in Argentina, and the author of numerous novels and short stories. She has also written, in collaboration with another four ex-political prisoners she wrote the testimonial book Nosotras, presas politicas, that includes the testimonial accounts of more than one hundred women from the same prison, published in Spanish and Italian. Among other literary awards, she has been granted the Crisis International Award for best short story, and the Memoria historica de las mujeres en America Latina y el Caribe. After having taught at several institutions, she is currently associate professor of Creative Writing at Chapman University

Sponsored by: Ohanessian Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies and the Human Rights Program

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