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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:15pmVirtual Event
Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Oscar A. Pérez is an assistant professor of Spanish language and Hispanic studies at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, New York. He holds a PhD in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a master’s in the history of science and scientific communication from the University of Valencia, Spain. His research focuses on science, technology, and the environment in Hispanic literature and film. His work has appeared in critical volumes and various academic journals, including Hispania, Hispanic Issues Online, Imagofagia, Ibérica, and Film International. He is currently working on two book projects. The first one examines the relationship between authoritarianism and medicine in the Spanish-speaking world. The second one looks at contemporary narratives of disease in rural environments.
Co-Sponsored by: Latin American Studies Program, Latina/o Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, Cornell Cinema, and the Migrations Initiative
Please register to attend through the following link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rMeIGHKBSKySyUCiH9ZtZw