Book talks

On Exile and Migration

On Exile and Migration

Photo by Julie Harris

The Colloquium on Brazil welcomes renowned author Adriana Lisboa for an open class

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
3:00 PM
1301 Rolfe Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Adriana Lisboa was born in Rio de Janeiro. She has published, among other books, the novels Symphony in White (winner of the José Saramago Award), Crow Blue (chosen a book of the year by The Independent) and Hut of Fallen Persimmons (winner of a Japan Foundation Fellowship). She has also published poetry collections, short stories, and books for children. Her poems and stories have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, Asymptote, Granta, and Revista Casa de las Américas, among others. Her books have been published in more than twenty countries.

Lisboa has a MA in Brazilian Literature and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Rio de Janeiro State University. She was a visiting scholar at The International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, at the University of Texas at Austin and at the University of New Mexico, as well as writer in residence at the University of California Berkeley.

Discussion will be in English & Portuguese

Cost: Free & Open to the Public


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Sponsor(s): Center for Brazilian Studies, Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles, Spanish & Portuguese