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Presentation by Roderic Ai Camp

March 25th, 2010
5:00 PM

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies and The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research is pleased to announce a presentation by Roderic Ai Camp…  read more

Bethell Lecture - Populism in Brazil: from Getulio to Lula

March 5th, 2010
12:00 PM

The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and The Department of Political Science Invite you to a luncheon with Leslie Bethell, Emeritus Professor of Latin…  read more

Bolivia'€™s Pluri-National State: Evo Morales and the challenges of a New Constitution

February 9th, 2010
12:30 PM

A Presentation by Dr. Luis Tapia Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Development Studies at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz – Bolivia…  read more

U.S.-Cuban Cooperation in Defending Against Hurricanes

November 23rd, 2009
2:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Center for International Policy takes pleasure in inviting you to a conference on U.S.-Cuban cooperation in defending against hurricanes to be held November 23,…  read more

Declining Inequality in Latin America: a Decade of Progress

November 17th, 2009
4:00 PM

On November 17th, the Tulane Office of Global Health will be presenting “Declining Inequality in Latin America: a Decade of Progress” as part of the…  read more

Cuba: 50 Years of Revolution

November 13th, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:15 PM

The conference Cuba: 50 Years of Revolution will be held on Tulane’s uptown campus in the Greenleaf Conference Room in Jones Hall on Friday, November…  read more

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Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

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Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. This event will be held in Spanish.

About the Latin American Writers Series

This series brings together Latin America’s most representative creative voices and the editorial entrepreneurs that publish them. By way of interviews conducted by renowned Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán and presentations of various editorial missions, the guests will shed light on a literary world shaped by the contemporary issues of the continent. Moving forward, their conversations will comprise the centerpiece of a digital archive that introduces their ideas to a global audience.

Este serie reúne a los autores más representativos de la escritura continental y los editores que los publican. A través de entrevistas con la reconocida escritora ecuatoriana Gabriela Alemán y presentaciones de proyectos editoriales, los invitados explorarán los vínculos entre el mundo literario y la realidad continental. Sus conversaciones se convertirán después en el eje de un archivo digital que busca llevar estas ideas a un público global.

About the Author

Born in Caracas, Alberto Barrera Tyszka has published over a dozen works of poetry, short story, chronicle, novel, and biography. His most recent publications include the novels Patria o Muerte (2015) and Rating (2011), the poetic anthology La inquietud (2013), the collection of chronicles Un país a la semana (2013), and the short story collection Crímenes (2009). In 2005, he collaborated with Cristina Marcano to write the definitive biography of Hugo Chávez, Hugo Chávez sin uniforme: una historia personal (2005). Patria o muerte won the 2015 Premio Tusquets de Novela, and his novel La enfermedad, translated into English as The Sickness (2010), received the 2006 Herralde Award. Barrera also writes for television and has scripted soap operas for Venezuelan, Mexican, Colombian, and Argentinian networks.