The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host New Yorker writer Jon Lee Anderson, interviewing Cuban journalist Leonardo Padura (Oct. 4), Argentinian poets Tamara Kamenszein and Sylvia Molloy (Oct. 13), and more in October.
NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host New Yorker writer Jon Lee Anderson, interviewing Cuban journalist Leonardo Padura (Oct. 4), Argentinian poets Tamara Kamenszein and Sylvia Molloy (Oct. 13), and more in October at its 53 Washington Square South location (betw. Sullivan and Thompson Streets).
All events are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
October 4, 7:00 p.m.
Award-winning Cuban writer Leonardo Padura, in Dialogue with Journalist Jon Lee Anderson
The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson will be the host of a public interview with one of the major Cuban journalists and writers of today, Leonardo Padura. As of 2007, Padura became one of the island’s most internationally acclaimed writers for his work depicting recent Cuban social and cultural realities through fiction. He was given the Princess of Asturias Award for Literature in 2015.
Introduced by: Rubén Ríos Avila
October 11, 7:00 p.m.
“Ten Years of the MFA”
Introduced by: Lila Zemborain
Participants: Ezequiel Zaidenwerg, Soledad Marambio and Juan Manuel Robles
October 13, 7:00 p.m.
KJCC Poetry Series: Reading and Dialogue with Argentinian Poets Tamara Kamenszein and Sylvia Molloy
Introduced by: Lila Zemborain
Sponsored by NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
October 16, 7:00 p.m.
Mexico Now Festival: A Celebration for the 100th Anniversary of Juan Rulfo’s Birth
The festival will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Juan Rulfo’s birthday, one of the most renowned novelists and short-story writers in 20th-century Latin America and an acclaimed photographer, with the New York premiere of the documentary “100 years with Juan Rulfo. A wanderer.”
7:00 pm: Book Presentation
8:00 pm: Documentary
Sponsored by FONCA, NYU CLACS and NYU KJCC.
October 18, 7:00 p.m.
KJCC Poetry Series: Presentation of the Poetry Anthology “La Tinusa”
Introduced by: Mariela Dreyfus and Lila Zemborain
Participants: Arturo Dávila, Consuelo Hernández, Roger Santiváñez, Luis Perez Oramas
October 25, 7:00 p.m.
Second Round Table “Ten Years of the MFA”
Introduced by: Mariela Dreyfus
Participants: Enrique Winter, Claudia Salazar and Adalber Salas
For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.kjcc.org. Subways: N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).
Since 1997, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University has centered on increasing awareness of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world at NYU and fostering cultural and intellectual exchange. Having established itself with numerous well-received programs, it offers a wide array of lectures, conferences, readings, screenings, exhibitions, among different special events, with the aim of reaching a growing audience while deepening its commitment to its current constituency. For more, please visit www.kjcc.org.