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World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

2013

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Blood In The Water: Salvadoran Rivers Of Testimony And Resistance, Adrian Taylor Kane Apr 2013

Blood In The Water: Salvadoran Rivers Of Testimony And Resistance, Adrian Taylor Kane

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

From the 1970s to the early 1990s the dominant forms of literary production in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua were testimonial literature and literature of resistance. During this time period, all three of these Central American countries were embroiled in bloody civil wars, and the written word was employed on the cultural front as a means of denouncing and resisting various forms of oppression. For both historical and artistic reasons, rivers frequently play an important role in cultural production from and about this era and have thus become embedded in the complex web of ideological signifiers that comprises the discursive ...


Entretien Avec Fabienne Kanor, Jason Herbeck Apr 2013

Entretien Avec Fabienne Kanor, Jason Herbeck

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

D’origine martiniquaise, Fabienne Kanor est devenue romancière etréalisatrice après une première carrière dans le journalisme. Dans cet entretien, elle parle surtout de son deuxième roman, Humus(2007), qui raconte à voix multiples les récits de quatorze femmes qui se trouvent à bord d’un bateau négrier à destination des Antilles et décident de se jeter à l’eau. Kanor se penche surl’histoire de la traite négrière et surl’acte d’écriture, ainsi que sur sa propre identité en tant qu’écrivain de la “diaspora”, ayant grandi en Métropole dans une famille d’origine antillaise.


I Would Rather Not Lie, Eider Rodriguez, Nere Lete Apr 2013

I Would Rather Not Lie, Eider Rodriguez, Nere Lete

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

The man shakes her hand. The woman takes a seat in front of him while placing her purse between her legs and leaving her heels exposed in her flat hoes. The man looks at her from over his glasses.