CP011 - Cultural Programme - Reading Breakfast: "Reading and writing Transcultural Literatures: Specular Auto-ethnographies"

  • Ciclo: 2019
  • Nivel: Culture Programme
  • Idioma: Inglés
  • Estado: Terminado
  • Lugar: ESSARP
  • Capacitador/es: Florencia Perduca

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1 19 Oct 2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM


Florencia Perduca

Florencia Perduca, Graduate Teacher of English and Literary Translator from I. E. S en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández", MA in Literary Linguistics (University of Nottingham), is an ESSARP course coordinator specialised in Literatures in Englishes, Postcolonial Theory and Border Literacy. She teaches Literature in Englishes at I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernandez", and ISP "Joaquín V Gonzalez", Cultural Studies at ENS en Lenguas Vivas "Sofía E. Broquen de Spangenberg", Postcolonial and Border Literatures at Licenciatura en Lengua Inglesa, Universidad Nacional del Litoral and Latin American Studies at UCA. She has been teaching IGCSE and AS Language and Literature at various schools. She has led research projects on Intercultural Awareness and Border Literacy and has designed literary and intercultural resource materials.


Literature lovers and Literature & Language teachers interested in the "border literatures" and in reading about diverse cultures in English


- To promote a context-based approach to the reading of texts which lend themselves to exploring “hybrid literatures” in Englishes.
- To look for and build strategies to raise participants’ awareness of specific cultures and their worlds of meaning.
- To delve into the concepts of “auto-ethnographies”, “border writing”, “displacement”, “dislocation” and “Diaspora” as well as “travelling cultures” and “dynamic identities”.


A set of texts by male/female transcultural writers.


1) Presentation and discussion on how to approach "Border Literatures in Englishes" 2) Guided group reflection and exchange of ideas on the main themes and issues raised by the transcultural texts chosen. 3) Reading of key extracts in the short stories, particularly reflecting on how they mean.


ASHCROFT, GRIFFITHS, TIFFIN (1989) The Empire Writes Back, London: Routledge.

ASHCROFT, GRIFFITHS, TIFFIN (1995) The Post- Colonial Reader, London: Routledge.

BOEHMER, E. (1995) Colonial and Post-Colonial Literature, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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