Graduate Seminar: Yvette Siegert, University of Oxford
“Cartagena de Indias and the Rhetoric of the Regeneración”
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Yvette Siegert is reading for a D.Phil in Medieval and Modern Languages at Merton College, Oxford. Her Clarendon-funded research examines representations of Cartagena de Indias in various literary, visual, and political texts from post-Independence Colombia. She has also published several full-length translations, including poetry by Alejandra Pizarnik and Chantal Maillard, as well as Fernando Vallejo’s novel El desbarrancadero (The Precipice), forthcoming from New Directions.
Discussant: Eduardo Posada-Carbo, LAC/History, Oxford