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Antonio Muñoz Molina, Renowned Spanish Novelist, Gives Public Lectures at NYU’s King Juan Carlos Center this Spring

January 27, 2010
N-219, 2009-2010

Antonio Muñoz Molina, renowned Spanish novelist and author of the acclaimed novels Sepharad and Manuscript of Ashes, has been named King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish American Culture and Civilization at New York University. During his semester-long appointment, Muñoz Molina will present two public lectures and moderate a series of roundtable discussions at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets). For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.

On Tuesday, February 9 at 7 p.m., Muñoz Molina will present “On the Experience of Fiction,” an overview of his ideas about the fiction novel.

On Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m., he will present a public lecture, “Spain, circa 1977: Learning to Write Novels While Exploring Freedom,” in which he recounts his development as a writer during the arrival of democracy in Spain.

In addition, Muñoz Molina will organize three roundtable discussions in late April (dates to be announced), entitled “Spain: The Future after the Future,” an effort to depict contemporary Spain today.

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