Sponsored Lecturer: Ana Maria Shua

Wednesday April 16, 2003 

Location: Troy Moore Library
Member Sponsor: Fernando Reati
Member Sponsor Email: freati@gsu.edu

Description Of Event

Globalization in Latin America and its Side Effects: An Argentine Writer's Perspective

Argentine novelists Ana Maria Shua will discuss the socio-pathological effects of globalization in Argentina today.

Additional Event Notes

Born in Buenos Aires, Ana María Shua is one of Argentina's best known fiction writers. Some of her novels are: Soy paciente (1980), Los amores de Laurita (1984), El libro de los recuerdos (1994), and La muerte como efecto secundario (1997). She is a prolific short story writer: Los días de pesca (1981), La sueñera (1984), Viajando se conoce gente (1988), and Casa de geishas (1992). As a Jewish-Argentine writer, she is the author of books on Jewish humor and culture such as Risas y emociones de la cocina judía (1993) and Cuentos judíos con fantasmas y demonios (1994). She is also widely known for her tongue-in-cheek humorous treatment of Argentine social mores in El marido argentino promedio (1991) and El pueblo de los tontos (1995), and for her children's stories collected in Expedición al Amazonas (1988), La fábrica del terror (1990), and La batalla entre los elefantes y los cocodrilos (1991).

MORE LOCATION INFORMATION

Troy Moore Library is on the 9th Floor of General Classroom Building at:

Georgia State University
(corner of Decatur St. and Peachtree Center Ave.)

Free and Open to the Public

Parking is found on Decatur Street in the lots across the street from General Classroom Building