martes, 22 de septiembre de 2009

Jorge Luis Borges centennial, NYU, 1999

Jorge Luis Borges centennial celebrated by NYU’s King Juan Carlos I Of Spain Center in February and March

Celebrating the centennial of the birth of Argentine poet, essayist and short-story writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, located at 53 Washington Square South, will host a series of free events in February and March. All events take place at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, unless otherwise noted. For further information the public may call (212) 998-3650.
On display from February 10-March 12 will be an exhibition of some 50 photographic portraits of Borges entitled A tribute to Borges. Photographs are by such distinguished artists as Avedon, Arbus, Comesaña, Freund, Facio and Rivas. Organized and curated by Patricio Lóizaga, the exhibition is co-sponsored by the Instituto Cervantes and NYU’s Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities. In conjunction with the exhibit will be a film series called "Borges in/and/on film". Scheduled films include:
Wed., February 10, 4 p.m: Tributo a Borges (Vanessa Ragone, Argentina, 1999, Spanish, no subtitles). World première.
Wed., Feb. 17, 4 p.m: The spider’s strategem (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy, 1970, Italian with English subtitles). Based on "Tema del traidor y del héroe".
Wed., Feb. 24, 4 p.m: A film by Edgardo Cozarinsky (Argentina, French, no subtitles).
Wed., Mar. 3, 4 p.m: Días de odio (Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Argentina, 1953, Spanish, no subtitles.) Based on "Emma Zunz".
Also in conjunction with the exhibit and film series will be a lecture series, "Borges and I: On the experience of reading and re-reading Borges". Scheduled events include:
Wed., Feb. 10, 6:15 p.m: Sylvia Molloy, Albert Schweitzer Chair of the Humanities. (In English.)
Wed., Feb. 17, 6:15 p.m: Ricardo Piglia, Argentine writer. (In Spanish).
Wed., Feb. 24, 6:15 p.m: Edgardo Cozarinsky, Argentine/French filmmaker and writer. (In English).
Wed., Mar. 3, 6:15 p.m: "Found in translation: Borges and national languages", a panel discussion on the interrelations among national languages, translation, and identity. With Silvia Rosman, Gabriel Riera, and Reinaldo Laddaga, all of NYU. (In Spanish).
Fri., Mar. 5, 5 p.m: Stephen Jay Gould, Vincent Astor Research Professor of Biology aNYU and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard. (In English).

NOTE LOCATION: NYU’s Lipton Hall, 108 W. 3rd St.Wed., Mar. 10, 6:15 p.m Felipe Benítez Reyes, Spanish poet. (In Spanish).1/26/99

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