Literature

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A conversation with acclaimed translator Edith Grossman
  • Literature
  • New York

A conversation with acclaimed translator Edith Grossman

Translator and critic Edith Grossman and Consul of Spain for Cultural Affairs Juan José Herrera de la Muela will discuss translation and literature.

Nov 7, 2016

Golden Ages: The Theatre of England and Spain in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Houston

Golden Ages: The Theatre of England and Spain in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes

The 19th Annual Theatre Forum presents performances, recitals, lectures, research projects and lecture-demonstrations to compare the Spanish theatre of Miguel de Cervantes and the English theatre of William Shakespeare.

Nov 4 – Nov 6, 2016

The others: Anthology of artificial women by Teresa Lopez-Pellisa
  • Literature
  • New York

The others: Anthology of artificial women by Teresa Lopez-Pellisa

The book will be presented by the author in conversation with Naief Yehya, Mar Gómez Glez, Claudia Salazar, Yoss and Marcelo Cohen.

Oct 28, 2016

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes

The Library of Congress celebrates Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra with the lecture entitled “The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes” by professor Hernán Sánchez Martínez.

Oct 21, 2016

Gastón García Marinozzi: Viaje al fin de la memoria
  • Literature
  • New York

Gastón García Marinozzi: Viaje al fin de la memoria

The author presents his new book “Journey to the end of Memory” with Esther Allen and Juan José Herrera de la Muela at Instituto Cervantes New York.

Oct 20, 2016

Luis García Montero at the International Literature Festival in Houston
  • Literature
  • Houston

Luis García Montero at the International Literature Festival in Houston

Poet Luis García Montero, winner of Spain’s National Poetry Prize, will make a stop in Houston to discuss his body of work.

Oct 16, 2016

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation
  • Literature
  • New York

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation

Enrique Vila-Matas & Paul Auster in conversation on Oct 5, 2016 in New York at Instituto Cervantes.

Oct 5, 2016

European Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Spanish Writer Enrique Vila-Matas
  • Literature
  • Boston

European Voices: A Reading & Conversation with Spanish Writer Enrique Vila-Matas

Author Enrique Vila-Matas tours the East Coast to promote Vampire in Love, the newly translated collection of his finest short stories.

Oct 4, 2016

Quixotes Around the World
  • Literature
  • Chicago

Quixotes Around the World

Quixotes Around the World represents the voice of the work’s readers in 30 different languages, and features iconographic and film translations and adaptations for children.

Oct 4 – Dec 12, 2016

La Senda Dificil: Quest and Meaning in Cervantes' Poetics at the Quadricentenary – A Symposium
  • Literature
  • Columbus

La Senda Dificil: Quest and Meaning in Cervantes' Poetics at the Quadricentenary – A Symposium

Five leading Cervantes scholars discuss and share recent research relating to Cervantes’ work and legacy, honoring the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes.

Sep 30 – Oct 1, 2016

Celebrating Cervantes: A Day of Scholarship and Celebration in Honor of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Celebrating Cervantes: A Day of Scholarship and Celebration in Honor of Miguel de Cervantes

A presentation of Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, readings from the works of Cervantes and a concert to celebrate the great Spanish author.

Sep 29, 2016

Carlos Ruiz Zafón: How to 'Play' a Novel. An Insight into his Books and Music
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón: How to 'Play' a Novel. An Insight into his Books and Music

Carlos Ruiz Zafón will be joined by Washington Post journalist Manuel Roig-Franzia to talk about his passion for music, the use of this art in his writing, and his creative process.

Sep 28, 2016

Carlos Ruiz Zafón at the National Book Festival
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón at the National Book Festival

Famed author Carlos Ruiz Zafón, best known for international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind, will give a presentation followed by a book signing.

Sep 24, 2016

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour in New York
  • Literature
  • New York

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour in New York

A book tour featuring five Spanish graphic novelists whose work on the cutting edge of comics has brought about a new wave of cartoon art in Spain.

Sep 20 – Sep 21, 2016

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour

A book tour featuring five Spanish graphic novelists whose work on the cutting edge of comics has brought about a new wave of cartoon art in Spain.

Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2016

Jordi Casanovas at the Library of Congress
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Jordi Casanovas at the Library of Congress

Miguel de Cervantes is a big mystery to all of us: How did he manage to write the first modern novel, El Quixote? Why did he start writing again at an age when most people were retired?

Sep 9, 2016