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The University of Delaware Library announces “Mario Vargas Llosa,” an exhibition in honor of the Nobel Laureate’s visit to the University on Tuesday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 14, 2012. A selection of Vargas Llosa's works from the holdings of the University of Delaware Library will be on display from Thursday, November 1, 2012, through Friday, November 30, 2012, in the entry area of the Morris Library.
Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of more than thirty works, including novels, plays and non-fiction. In addition to being a celebrated member of the Latin American Boom literary movement,Vargas Llosa also is known for his writing and participation in Latin American politics. Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010.
As part of his visit to campus, Mario Vargas Llosa will deliver a keynote address in English on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 5 p.m. in Clayton Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Vargas Llosa's visit and related events are part of the "Transnational Encounters" visiting authors series of the University of Delaware.
The curator of the exhibition is Megan Gaffney, senior assistant librarian and coordinator of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services in the Access Services Department of the University of Delaware Library. Exhibition design and installation of the physical and virtual exhibition is by Laurie Rizzo, assistant librarian, Special Collections Department.
The exhibition is available online at [www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits.html].
For Library hours call 302-831-BOOK or check the Library web at [www.udel.edu/library]
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