Sep 28, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Aaron Burr Hall, Room 216, Princeton, NJ 08544, United States


Event Description
Princeton alumnus Carlos Fonseca *15 will be in conversation with Xita Rubert, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, to discuss his latest novel Austral.  Translated by Megan McDowell, Austral (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023) is a story that deals with issues concerning memory, extinction and language.  Rubert and Fonseca will be discussing these themes as well as his work on the Latin American archival novel, testimony, the language of pain and the limits of expression.