Cecilia Mafla-Bustamante, Spanish, will be the plenary speaker at The Red River Conference on World Literature (RRCWL), an international conference held annually at North Dakota State University and hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and the Department of English. The theme of the conference is Translation: Passage to World Literature. The topic of her paper is “Translation of Dialect and Metaphor: A Study of the English Translations of Jorge Icaza’s Huasipungo.” This event will take place on Friday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Alumni Center, Reimers.
Cecilia Mafla-Bustamante, Languages and Cultures, attended the XXVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 11-14, 2009. She presented the paper “El ritmo de los sueños rotos: Un análisis de la experiencia migratoria en ‘Te acuerdas, Ñata.’” Panel # 59 “Cruzando la línea… estudios sobre la ecuatorianidad desde el cine y la literatura.”