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Memory, writing and exile: a conversation with Alicia Kozameh

 

Memory, writing and exile: a conversation with Alicia Kozameh

School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics

Thursday 15th September 16:00

Room SG17

 

 

 

Alicia Kozameh is an Argentinean writer. She spent over three years as a political prisoner in Argentina during the military dictatorship of 1976-1983. She is the author of several novels, collections of short stories, and poems. Her novels include Steps Under Water, Ostrich Legs, and Eni Furtado Has Never Stopped Running. Her work deals with issues of gender, imprisonment, political violence, and exile, and has been translated into English, French, German and Italian. She currently teaches creative writing at Chapman University in Orange, California.

Alicia Kozameh will read selected passages from her writings and discuss them, and her experiences, in conversation with Dr Cinta Ramblado (Head of School, Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics).