Part of our Fall 2023 Humanities Forum
Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn : Gallery
Date & Time
September 21, 2023, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Sounds of the Futuro: The Making of Fiebre Tropical
Julián Delgado Lopera, author
What if Spanglish were to be the default language of high literature? In this talk Julián Delgado Lopera examines oral traditions, spoken word, and language that’s fleeting and usually discarded as sites of ripe creativity and engines for the making of their novel, Fiebre Tropical.
Biography: Julián Delgado Lopera is the author of The New York Times acclaimed novel Fiebre Tropical (Feminist Press 2020), the Winner of the 2021 Ferro Grumley Award and a 2021 Lambda Literary award; a finalist of the 2020 Kirkus Prize in Fiction and the 2021 Aspen Literary Prize.Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Julián currently resides in San Francisco.
Co-sponsored by the Latinx and Hispanic Faculty Association and the Department of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies.
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