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The University of Delaware Library announced “Mario Vargas Llosa: Nobel Laureate,” an exhibition in honor of the Peruvian Nobel Laureate’s visit to the University of Delaware on Thursday, October 31, 2013, and Friday, November 1, 2013. The exhibition displays a selection of works by and about Vargas Llosa from the holdings of the University of Delaware Library through Wednesday, December 13, 2013, in the Information Room located on the First Floor of the Morris Library.
Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of more than 60 works including novels and a wide variety of non-fiction. In addition to being a celebrated member of the Latin American Boom literary movement, Mario Vargas Llosa also is known for his 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 Thursday, October 31, 2013, at 5 p.m. in Clayton Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. Mario Vargas Llosa will also conduct two readings of his work on Friday, November 1, 2013, in Gore Recital Hall, Roselle Center for the Arts. A reading in Spanish will take place at 10:30 a.m. and a reading in English will be held at 2:30 p.m. The visit of Mario Vargas Llosa and related events are part of the "Transnational Encounters" visiting author’s series of the University of Delaware.
The curator of the exhibition is Megan Gaffney, associate librarian and coordinator of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services, in the Services, Outreach and Assessment Department of the University of Delaware Library.
The exhibition is also available online at [www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits.html].
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