As part of its year-long focus on the historical and cultural ties between Spain and Africa, New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, located at 53 Washington Square South, will offer a series of three lectures during the fall semester focusing on these connections. All lectures will begin at 6:15 p.m. and are free and open to the public. For further information the public may call (212) 998-3650. This lecture series is co-sponsored by the Coca-Cola Foundation.
The lecture schedule follows:
Mon., Oct. 18, M’bare Ngom, Morgan State University, will speak on “Images of Sub-Saharan Africa in Spanish Colonial Literature.”
Mon., Oct. 25, José María Ridao, diplomat and novelist, who was posted in Equatorial Guinea in the early 1990s, will discuss his experiences.
Mon., Nov. 1, Alfonso Armada, correspondent for the Spanish daily ABC, was previously the Africa correspondent for El País. He is the author of Cuaderno de Africa.