Jorge Volpi has been a professor at Emory, Las Américas, Puebla, Cornell, Catholic University of Chile, Princeton, and, since 2008, he has taught one of the Spanish Exile Chairs in the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of UNAM. He is the author of numerous novels, including his “Tetralogy of Power,” formed by En busca de Klingsor, The End of Madness, Time of Ashes, Memorial del engaño and Trials contagious, The insomnia of Bolivar, Examen de mi padre. Volpi’s books have been translated into 30 languages. He has been awarded the Brief Library, Deux Océans-Grinzane Cavour, San Luis Potosí National Storytelling, Debate Essay and Planeta-Casamérica de Novela, and has been a Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Creator System. In 2009, Volpi received the José Donoso Chile Award for his work. He has been decorated as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters of France and with the Order of Isabel the Catholic of Spain. Volpi was director of the Institute of Mexico in Paris, Channel 22, Festival Internacional Cervantino, and currently, he is Coordinator of Cultural Diffusion of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
|June 27, 10:35 - 12:00||5th Session – Book Publishing|