Sigma Delta Pi Honors 2010 Nobel Prize Winner
November 2, 2010
Texas Tech University’s Sigma Delta Pi, a national collegiate Hispanic honor society,
is presenting a tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.
WHAT: Sigma Delta Pi’s tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 5)
WHERE: Room 001 Education Building, Tech Texas campus
EVENT: Texas Tech University’s Sigma Delta Pi, a national collegiate Hispanic
honor society, is presenting a tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel
Prize in Literature. He was awarded for his perception on the framework of structures
of power and the articulations of an individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat.
Vargas Llosa, a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist and novelist, is internationally
known for his novels “The Time of the Hero,” “The Green House,” and “Conversation
in the Cathedral.” Many of his works are influenced by his perception of the Peruvian
society and his personal experiences in the country.
The tribute will include keynote speaker Jose Olascoaga, also a native Peruvian and
expert in contemporary Latin American literature, who is pursuing a teacher’s certificate
in Texas Tech’s College of Education. Aside from Olascoaga’s speech the tribute will
include readings of Vargas Llosa’s work, a discussion and a documentary.
For more information or to RSVP contact Comfort Pratt at email@example.com.
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CONTACT: Comfort Pratt, assistant professor, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1997 or firstname.lastname@example.org.