Visiting writers: ‘Dos Peruanos en Green Bay’
Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of Humanistic Studies invites the campus community to a pair of literary events next week featuring contemporary novelists from Peru. The visitors, Jennifer Thorndike and Francisco Ángeles, will be highlighted as “Two Peruvians in Green Bay” (Dos Peruanos en Green Bay) in events on campus and at The Attic Books & Coffee next Thursday (Nov. 6). Thorndike is the author of Ella, and Ángeles the author of Austin, Texas 1979. The schedule of public programs:
• Visiting Lecture 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 6) Phoenix Room C of the University Union
Thorndike discusses the topic “Approaches to Disease in 20th AND 21st Century Latin American Literature,” while Ángeles addresses “Two Meanings of Trauma in the Contemporary Latin American Novel.” The lectures will be in English.
• Authors reading 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 6) The Attic, 730 Bodart St.
Thorndike and Ángeles will read excerpts from their respective novels, Ella and Austin, Texas 1979 in both Spanish and English.