The Deschutes Public Library and Second Sunday are pleased to announce a presentation called “Know South America
: The Intersection of Literature and Music in South American Culture” by Lewis and Clark Assistant Professor Freddy Vilches. In addition to his Second Sunday appearance on Sunday, September 11th at 2:00 pm at the Downtown Bend Public Library
, he will also be giving his presentation on Saturday, September 10 at the Redmond Public Library at 3:00 pm
. An open mic will follow the Second Sunday reading.
Freddy Vilches joined the faculty of Lewis & Clark College as Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies in 2006. He received his PhD in Romance Languages at the University of Oregon, specializing in Latin American Literature of the 20th
Centuries. His principal research interests include South American literature, connections between literature and popular culture, and Latin American testimonial writing and detective fiction. He has published several articles on Latin American poetry and fiction. Currently, he is working on a manuscript on the use of poetry in the Chilean New Song Movement, and articles on the Chilean and Latin American detective novel.
For questions about this or other library programs, or ADA concerns, please call 541/312-1034 or visit the library at www.deschuteslibrary.org.