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CILE 2023

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CILE 2023: Los Congresos Internacionales de la Lengua Española Los Congresos Internacionales de la Lengua Española (CILE) constituyen foros universales de reflexión sobre el patrimonio y los retos de nuestro idioma común. Se celebran con periodicidad trienal en los países de la comunidad hispanohablante. El Instituto Cervantes, con el objetivo de fomentar la investigación de la lengua española...

Puerto Rican Comic Books

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Arizona Journal of Hispanic Studies published this book review by Nuria Morgado of United States of Banana by Giannina Braschi and Joakim Lindengren.

MASTERFULLY ILLUSTRATED.
MASTERFULLY WRITTEN.

Asalto al tiempo / Assault on Time

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"There, in that space of consummate freedom, lies the transformative power of Braschi’s poetry," writes Dr. Laura R. Loustau in her essay entitled "The Poetry of Giannina Braschi: Art and Magic in Assault on Time."

Puerto Rican Lyrics

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Que tus ojos no se cansen de brillar. Que yo lo quiero todo. Que los ojos brillen como las estrellas. Que yo tenga estrellas en mis manos. Que pueda dibujarte los cometas. Que haya aire y haya tierra. Que tú tengas lo que tienen las estrellas. Que ellos tengan lo que tiene el mar. Que todos tengan manos y cometas. Que se cumplan todos tus deseos. Que tus esperanzas no dejen de esperarte. Que te...

Read Latinx Philosophers

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American Book Review features an essay by Peter Hitchcock on Latinx Philosopher Giannina Braschi... "Poets, Philosophers, Lovers is a welcome and well-conceived volume on the extraordinary work of Giannina Braschi, a Puerto Rican writer and consummate New Yorker whose creative decolonizing of aesthetics and culture deserves sustained critical engagement. Braschi is best known for three works in...

Puerto Rican Poets @ The Whitney

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Puerto Rican Poets @ The Whitney Museum of American Art. Don’t miss “El bello no ser de nuestros cuerpos / Our Bodies’ Beautiful Not Being,” a reading curated by Raquel Salas Rivera in partnership with the Whitney exhibition “No existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria.” On December 4, 2022 at 2pm, enjoy readings by Giannina...

Postcolonial Graphic Novels

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Bookshelf recommends Postcolonial graphic novel "United States of Banana" by Latinx philosopher Giannina Braschi. "United States of Banana: A Graphic Revolution is a postmodern graphic novel, adding illustrations by Swedish cartoonist Joakim Lindengren to parts of Puerto Rican writer Giannina Braschi’s 2011 postmodern text. The result is a complex tale about U.S. imperialism and Puerto Rican...

Pastoral Poems Contemporary

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Pastoral poems contemporary. What does winter or autumn or spring or summer know of memory? They know nothing of memory. They know that seasons pass and return. They know that they are seasons. That they are time. And they know how to affirm themselves. And they know how to impose themselves. And they know how to maintain themselves. What does autumn know of summer? What sorrows do seasons have...

Translanguaging | Translingual Literature

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Translanguaging in Literature is the subject of Francisco Moreno-Fernández’s following essay entitled “Yo-Yo Boing! Or Literature as a Translingual Practice.”

Nuyorican Poetry Philosophy

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Read how Giannina Braschi's literature emerged from the heart of the Nuyorican movement, along with poets like Pedro Pietri, Nancy Mercado, and Edwin Torres... Thomas Roth reviews the anthology "Poets Philosophers and Lovers: On the Writings of Giannina Braschi" for the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies. This blog post features an excerpt of Roth's essay on Braschi’s visionary role in...