Visiting scholar Etxenike will open book series with ‘Bovary’

Fall 2013 programs in the Humanistic Studies unit’s Great Books Discussion Series begin at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday (Sept. 10) with a presentation by UW-Green Bay visiting scholar Luisa Etxenike. Programs take place at the Brown County Central Library.

Etxenike’s topic is the Gustave Flaubert novel Madame Bovary. Etxenike is a novelist and short story writer who teaches at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain. Her published novels include El detective de sonidos (2011), El ángulo ciego (Euskadi Literary Award 2009), Los peces negros (2005), Vino (2000), El mal más grave (1997) and Efectos secundarios (1996), and two short story collections. She has also translated to Spanish the works of several French authors.

At UW-Green Bay this fall, Etxenike team-teaches the courses World Literature and Contar con Cuentos (Count with Stories) with faculty members Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz and Cristina Ortiz, respectively.

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