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Review 70: Focus on Jewish Latin American Writing and Arts

Saturday, April 30, 2005

Includes key texts featured in the Americas Society Literature Spring Program, including those by Argentine author Marcos Aguinis, Brazilian writer Moacyr Scliar, Mexican-born author Ilan Stavans (interviewed by Gabriel Sanders of The Forward), Argentine writer Luisa Futoransky, Peruvian poet Isaac Goldemberg, filmmaker Isaac Artenstein, and leading scholar of Jewish Latin American literature Edna Aizenberg. The work of visual artists Guillermo Kuitca, José Gurvich, and Frans Krajcberg are also showcased in the issue. ... Read More

Latin America Must Do more to Compete

Monday, January 31, 2005  |  Susan Segal  |  WorldCity

In Latin America and the Caribbean, we already talk in terms of lost decades. If we fail to envision FTAA as a means to increase regional competitiveness and fail to work side-by- side to achieve this broader vision, we will have to start speaking of the region in terms of lost generations. ... Read More

Review 69: Literature and Arts of the Americas, Contemporary Mexican Writing and Arts

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Features essays, poetry and fiction by writers in the Americas Society’s “Mexico NOW” literature programs “Out of the Labyrinth: Mexican Literature Today” (Nov. 18) and “Bat at Noon:  Remembering Luis Ignacio Helguera” (Nov. 19), among them Homero Aridjis, Carmen Boullosa, Coral Bracho and Carlos Monsiváis. ... Read More