Talk by Professor Jeroen Dewulf
(University of California, Berkeley)
Blaise Cendrars and the Nietzschean Roots of the Multiracial Identity Concept in Stefan Zweig’s Brazil: Land of the Future (1941)
(image: Klemens Renoldner, Stefan Zweig. Bilder, Texte, Dokumente. Wien 1993)
Jeroen Dewulf’s lecture promotes a better understanding of the complexities involving Zweig’s portrayal of Brazil in Brasilien. Ein Land der Zukunft (Brazil: Land of the Future, 1941) by analyzing his encounter with this South American country parallel to that of the French modernist Blaise Cendrars.
The discussion will be chaired by Professor Rüdiger Görner, Chair of German in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, Queen Mary University London and Professor Mark Thurner, Reader in Latin American Studies, University of London.
Seng Tee Lee Centre, 9th December 2015, 5pm
London WC1E 7HU
Refreshments will be served.