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Video: Review 85 Launch—Eco-Literature and Arts in Latin America

Friday, November 16, 2012

This launch of the Eco-Literature and Arts issue of Review, which culminates the three-evening eco-literature symposium, features comments by editor Daniel Shapiro and guest editor Steven F. White (St. Lawrence University), who will discuss the conception and development of the issue. The event also features bilingual poetry and fiction readings by contributing writers who explore the topic in their creative work, specifically, Homero Aridjis, from Mexico; Astrid Cabral, from Brazil; Esthela Calderón, from Nicaragua; Leonel Lienlaf, from Chile; and Juan Carlos Galeano, from Colombia/USA.

The symposium opened with a keynote lecture by Mexican writer Homero Aridjis and continued a panel on eco-literature with scholars Laura Barbas Rhoden, Sofia Kearns, Jeremy Larochelle, and Christopher M. Travis.