Lecture: Aimé Césaire’s The Tragedy of King Christophe, or, The Destructive Invention of Revolution” by Associate Professor Marta Hernández-Salván

Event Date: 

Monday, January 26, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:15pm

Event Location: 

  • North Hall 1006

“Aimé Césaire’s The Tragedy of King Christophe, or, The Destructive Invention of Revolution”
by Associate Professor Marta Hernández-Salván (Dept. of Hispanic Studies; University of California, Riverside)

Monday, January 26
11:00AM-12:15PM
North Hall 1006 
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Marta Hernández-Salván is Associate Professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California Riverside. Her areas of interest include Caribbean cultural production, postmarxism, psychoanalysis, critical theory and film. She is the author of _Minima Cuba: Heretical Poetics and Power in Post-Soviet Cuba_ (forthcoming in SUNY Press). She is currently working on a new project entitled “Caribbean Crossings” dealing with violence and anti-Haitianism in the Spanish Caribbean, and the spectral legacy of the Haitian Revolution.
 
This lecture is sponsored by the Comparative Literature Program, the Department of French and Italian, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.