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2019 Autorretrato Poetry Awards Announced

Warm congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Autorretrato Poetry Awards!

¡FELICIDADES!

After reading Pablo Neruda’s poem “Autorretrato” during the third week of classes of Fall term—and following plenty of creative conversations about poetic descriptions—all 462 second-year Spanish students created their own poetry, writing “self-portrait” poems in emulation of Neruda’s style. Instructors selected the best poem from each of their classes, and a combined GEs and faculty committee (Mariko Plescia, Jon Jaramillo, Analisa Taylor) chose the three winners from among nineteen

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Delprat Translates Sepúlveda

 

Chilean poet and RL faculty Jesús Sepúlveda published six poems in the Francophone poetry review Exit, published in Montreal, Quebec, December 2019. The editor of this new issue points out that:

“finalement, vous pourrez découvrir les mots de Jesús Sepúlveda, poète chilien résidant aux États-Unis, qui, avec L’enfer, Le fascisme s’assoit à table, Moonlight, Le pont, El hacedor et Ville noire, propose des textes encore tout chauds, faisant écho aux différents remous qui secouent son pays d’origine.”

Sepúlveda was invited to collaborate on this issue by the

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Fabienne Moore publishes article on Gustave Doré’s early works

Over the past three summers Associate Professor Professor of French Fabienne Moore has been researching the early illustrated albums of 19th century French artist Gustave Doré in his native city of Strasbourg, France. The Bibliothèque des Musées holds all first editions of Doré’s work, as well as periodicals in which he published his first drawings. In the rare book room of the Bibliothèque Universitaire, Moore was also able to hold an engraved printing block used for his illustrations of the Aventures du Baron de Munchausen. But while Doré is best known for his illustrations

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