Spanish/Italian Department Sponsors Novelist Laura Freixas Lecture, 11/6

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Spanish/Italian Department

A Lecture by the Spanish Writer,
Laura Freixas
"El miedo a la intimidad: ¿un rasgo de la cultura española?"
Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Refreshments and Reception: 7:30-8:00 p.m.
Courtyard Lounge, University Hall

Lecture: 8:00 p.m., University Hall, Room 1010

Laura Freixas is a novelist, short story writer, journalist, translator, and literary critic. Among her works are the novels, Último domingo en Londres (1997; The Last Sunday in London), Entre amigas (1998; Just between Friends), and Amor o lo que sea (2005; Love or Whatever It Is); the essay Literatura y mujeres (2000; Literature and Women); the anthology Madres e hijas (1996; Mothers and Daughters); and the collections of short stories, El asesino en la muñeca (1988; The Wrist Murderer), and Cuentos a los cuarenta (2001; Tales at the Age of Forty). Her most recent book is an autobiography of her adolescence in Barcelona in the 1970s.

This event is free and open to the public and will be conducted in Spanish.