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PROFESSOR QUINTERO TO PRESENT NEW POETRY COLLECTION AT LOC

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Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Renowned Poet, Scholar, and Professor of Caribbean and Latin American Literature at the University of Maryland Presents His Newest Poetry Collection

 

Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia

El cuerpo del milagro

Friday, May 13, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Dining Room A
James Madison Building, 6th Floor
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave.
Washington, D.C.
 
Conversation With
Sebastián Bartis
Luis Charry
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Maryland

 

Limited Book Sale and Signing to Follow

Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UMD, the Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress, and the Hispanic Cultural Society

Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia is a Professor of Caribbean and Latin American Literature at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research areas include Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature, Contemporary Puerto Rican and Cuban Literatures, Caribbean Literatures and Cultures, Literary Theory, Cultural Analysis, Poetics and Politics, and Sensoriality and Archipelagic Poetics. Professor Quintero is the author of three scholarly works including Fulguración del espacio: Letras e imaginario institucional de la Revolución cubana 1960-1971 (2002), winner of the Latin American Studies Association Premio Iberoamericano, La máquina de la salsa: Tránsitos del sabor (2005), and La hoja del mar (:) Efecto archipiélago I (2016), the first of a two-part study of Caribbean literature and the result of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. His research has also been funded by fellowships from the Ford and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations and the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña/National Endowment for the Arts. As a poet, Professor Quintero is the author of El hilo para el marisco/Cuaderno de los envíos (2002), winner of the Pen Club of Puerto Rico Poetry Prize, La caja negra (1996), Libro del sigiloso (2012), and his most recent work, El cuerpo del milagro (2016).  In addition, he has founded and contributed to numerous journals, both academic and literary.