La Joven Mistral (1905-1929) / The Young Mistral (1909-1929)

One of seven lectures in the series “Rereading Gabriela Mistral 100 years after Desolación (1922-2022): A Transhemispheric Encounter,” this lecture will focus on the formative years of the great Chilean poet, which coincide with the writing and publication of Desolación (1922) and with her stay in Mexico, invited by the Minister of Education José Vasconcelos to work on the national plan for the reform of libraries and schools, to implement a national educational system. These years are key in the creation of Mistral as a poet, educator and public intellectual.

Presented by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies with cosponsorship by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA), and the Gender Studies Program. Join us on Friday, April 8, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. All sessions are offered in Spanish and English with simultaneous interpretation.

Grínor Rojo
Professor of Modern Chilean Literature and Critical Theory, University of Chile
Director, Center for Latin American Cultural Studies (CECLA), University of Chile

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Art and HistoryGlobal AffairsChileGender Studies ProgramHistoryInstitute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA)Kellogg Institute for International StudiesNanovic Institute for European StudiesPoetrythe Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures

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