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May 15–17, 2008

University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

    

 
Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 15 Crowley Student Union, Great Room (4th floor)

  8:30–9:30  WELCOMING BREAKFAST
  9:30–10:00 Nerea Arruti - “On the Lightness of Being: The Conflict of Belonging in Basque Literature”
10:00–10:30 Mario Santana- “On Visible and Invisible Languages: Bernardo Atxaga’s Soinujolearen semea in Translation”
10:30–11:00   Alfredo J. Sosa-Velasco - “Memory, Past, and Writing in the Global Scene: Bernardo Atxaga’s El hijo del acordeonista and Carme Riera’s La mitad del alma
11:00–11:15 BREAK
11:15–11:45 Estibalitz Ezkerra- “Not Everybody Sings from the Motherland. Diasporic Basque Voices and Their Place in Basque Literature”
11:45–12:15 Iban Zaldua - Ocho decisiones cruciales (que el escritor vasco debe tomar)” (Eight Crucial Decisions (That a Basque Writer Is Obliged to Face))
12:15–1:30 LUNCH
  1:30–2:00 Luisa Elena Delgado - “The Astigmatic Eye and the Location of Minority Literatures”
  2:00–2:30 Rikardo Arregi - “Yo no sé quien es yo” (I Don’t Know Who ‘I’ Is)
  2:30–3:00 Xavier Pla - "Josep Pla: Localism, or A Complete Manner of Viewing the World"
  3:00–3:15 BREAK
  3:15–3:45 Aurelia Arcocha - “Escribir en lengua vasca y en francés en el espacio global: la experiencia de una hibridación” (Writing in Basque and in French in the Global Frame: The Experience of Hybridation)
  3:45–4:15 Review Session
  4:15 FREE TIME or VISIT TO PYRAMID LAKE
  7:30 DINNER
   

Friday, May 16 Crowley Student Union, Great Room (4th floor)

  9:009:30 Joan Ramon Resina
  9:3010:00 Luis Fernandez Cifuentes - “Charting National Territories: The Excursion Mode”
10:0010:30 Bernardo Atxaga - “The Cork and the Anchor”
10:3011:00  Mari Jose Olaziregi - “Old Nations, New Identities: Basque Literature and Its Others”
11:0011:15 BREAK
11:1511:45 Annabel Martin
11:4512:15 Mariasun Landa - “Identidad. Lengua. Creación. (Una visión autobiográfica)” (Identity, Language, Creation. (An Autobiographical Approach))
12:151:30 LUNCH
  1:302:00 Miren Agur Meabe - “Cinco razones para escribir en la lengua del barrio” (Five Reasons to Write in the Language of the Neighborhood)
  2:002:30 Teresa Vilaros - “D’un temps, d’una llengua: Salvador Espriu as a Marrano Writer”
  2:30–3:00 Michael Ugarte - “Exile, Dissemination, and Homogenization: The Case of Equatorial Guinea as the Space of a Minority Literature”
  3:00–3:15 BREAK
  3:15–3:30 Review Session
  3:30 FREE TIME or VISIT TO VIRGINIA CITY
  7:30 DINNER


Saturday, May 17 Crowley Student Union, Great Room (4th floor)

10:0011:45 Literary Readings
12:00   EXCURSION TO LAKE TAHOE / Lunch and Boat Tour

 


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