Comparative Literature Luncheon to feature Jens Andermann

March 21, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Jens Andermann, professor of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University, will present “The Animal Alliance: Living and Dying in the Extractive Zone,” at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, March 26, in Room 102 of the Kern Building.

Andermann has published on a wide array of topics related to literature and visual and material cultures in 19th and 20th-century Latin America, especially Brazil, Argentina, and Chile. His books include "New Argentine Cinema" (2011), "The Optic of the State: Visuality and Power in Argentina and Brazil" (2007), and "Images of Power: Iconography, Culture, and the State in Latin America" (2004). He is currently an editor of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week the event begins at 12:15 p.m. – coffee and light lunch fare is provided. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit This event is sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the Center for Global Studies.      

Last Updated March 28, 2018