(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — Elena Poniatowska, the Mexican feminist writer, journalist, and author, will deliver the keynote address when scholars from across the United States and Mexico gather at UC Santa Barbara for the 15th annual colloquium on Mexican literature.
The three-day conference, “As Time Goes By … y así nuestros quince años …” begins on Thursday, November 1, and features a series of discussions and presentations on campus and in downtown Santa Barbara that celebrate the work of Poniatowska and of Carlos Fuentes, the Mexican novelist and essayist who died last May. All events are free and open to the public.
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