The Clarice Factor: Aesthetics, Gender, and Diaspora in Brazil

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - Friday, March 24, 2017  6:00pm Casa Hispanica


Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Columbia Global Studies | Rio De Janeiro

School of the Arts

Dean of Humanities, Arts & Sciences

The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities

The Clarice Factor: Aesthetics, Gender, and Diaspora in Brazil


THURSDAY, MARCH 23 | 201 Casa Hispánica
6:00 p.m.Opening Remarks by
Graciela Montaldo (Columbia) and Ana Paulina Lee (Columbia)
"The Clarice Future"
by Bruno Carvalho (Princeton)


FRIDAY, MARCH 24 | 201 Casa Hispánica
2:00-3:30 p.m. Writing as Performance
Katrina Dodson (Translator, Lispector’s The Complete Stories)
​Yudith Rosenbaum (Universidade de São Paulo)
Carlos Mendes de Sousa (Universidade do Minho)
Discussant: Daniel da Silva (Columbia)
Moderator: María González Pendás (Columbia)

4:00-5:30 p.m. Form, Sound, Matter
​Marília Librandi-Rocha (Stanford)
​Vilma Arêas (UNICAMP)
Gabriel Giorgi (NYU)
Discussant: João Nemi Neto (Columbia)
Moderator: Maja Horn (Barnard) 

5:30 p.m. “Eu sou fora de mim”: Clarice Lispector and Affect Theory
by Marta Peixoto (NYU)

6:15 p.m. | 206 Casa Hispánica
Performance/Installation: “edge of nothing”
by Dara Malina (SoA ’15)


7:00 p.m. On Translating Clarice Lispector
Katrina Dodson, Minna Proctor (The Literary Review), & Susan Bernofsky (Director, Literary Translation at Columbia)


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