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In Brief: Philosophy Dialogue Series examines 'Hispanic and Latin Literature'

By Alyssa Phillips
University News Service
September 24, 2015

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of unique lectures, interactive presentations and discussions. Week two of the series covers "Hispanic & Latin Literature."

All events are held in the Comal Building, room 116, unless otherwise noted. All events are free and open to the public.

September 28
2 p.m.: Medical Practice in the U.S. and Mexico: 100 Years of Togetherness
Vince Luizzi, Philosophy, and Professional Ethics students

September 29
12:30 p.m.: The Dialectical Tension Between Warm Memory and Cold History
Dialogue class

September 30
3:30 p.m.: Taking Their Word: Literature and the Signs of Central America
Arturo Arias, Tomás Rivera Regents Professor in Latin American Literature, University of Texas

7 p.m.: Latin American Literature Workshop
Arturo Arias, Tomás Rivera Regents Professor in Latin American Literature, University of Texas

October 1
12:30 p.m.: Latina Voices Old and Young: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and Isabel Quintero
Shaun Ford, Philosophy
Dialogue graduate student

2 p.m.: American Freedom: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Ivan Marquez, Philosophy

October 2
12:30 p.m.: Talk of the Times
Phi Sigma Tau

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are: American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Texas, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President of Student Affairs.

For more information, contact Camrie Pipper, Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285.