The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature & The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center present Tuesday April 14th 2:30-3:50 PM Melville Library Fourth Flour W4530 Stony Brook University TEORÍAS Y POLÍTICAS CULTURALES EN EL URUGUAY DEL SIGLO XXI Hugo Achugar Professor Hugo Achugar (PhD University of Pittsburgh) has had a long and distinguished career as a literary and cultural critic. He is aprize-winning essayist and poet, and has held teaching positions in Latin America and the United States, including the Universidad de la República, Uruguay; Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela; Northwestern University; Dartmouth College; and the University of Miami. Among his many publications are Ideología y estructuras narrativas en José Donoso (1979), Poesía y sociedad: Uruguay, 1880-1911 (1986); La biblioteca en ruinas. Reflexiones culturales desde la periferia (1994); and Planetas sin boca. Escritos efímeros sobre arte, cultura y literatura (2004). From 2008 to 2015, as Uruguay’s Director of Culture, Achugar was in charge of designing the country’s cultural policies.
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