Oscar D. Sarmiento
Conference Papers (Most Recent)
-"Undoing Macho: Martín Espada's Poetry against Domestic Violence," LASA 2007, Montreal, September 5-8, 2007.
-"Humores del exilio: Futoransky y Montealegre," "Dislocation: Writing Exile, Migrancy/Nomadism/Bordercrossing" Colloquium, Concordia University, Montreal, May 5-7, 2005.
-Selection of poems from book manuscript, "Poetry and Poetics," University of North Carolina at Greensboro, March 3-5, 2005.
-"Política del espectro en 'Alturas de Macchu Picchu'," Congreso internacional del centenario del natalicio de Pablo Neruda, Universidad de Chile, July 13-15, 2004.
-"Mal de humor: Poetas chilenos contemporáneos, genero y nación," "Democracy in Latin America: Thirty Years after Chile's 9/11," SUNY Albany, October 10-12, 2003.
-"Telling Fables: Genre, Gender and Politics in Monterroso's The Black Sheep," SUNY Binghamton, March 21-23, 2003.
-"Peripecias del texto electrónico: Hacia 'Alturas de Macchu Picchu de Neruda como hipertexto," Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Universidad Católica, Lima-Perú, February 28-March 1, 2002.
-"Unspoken Past, Historical Present: Facing the Specter in Urbina's Collect Call," "Time, Text, Memory," SUNY Binghamton, March 23-24, 2001.
-"Exile, Nation and Identity: José Leandro Urbina's Collect Call," The Canadian Association of American Studies, "Discourses of Diaspora," Carleton University, November 2-5, 2000.
-"Made in China: Futoransky, diáspora sudamericana y autoritarismo," VII Jornadas Metropolitanas de Estudios Culturales, Mexico, City, July, 2000.
-Chair of session "Victorial Narrative and Its Links to Imperialism," "Apocalypse, Millenarism, New Boundaries," Binghamton University, May 2-3, 1997.
-"Poetic Justice," The Powers of Poetry, University of Oregon, Eugene, October 25, 19
-"Acts of Translation: Latin American Poetry at the Turn of the Century," NEMLA Convention, 1995, Montreal.
Papers-"Traducir la poesía de Martín Espada," at poet's Raul Zurita's poetry workshop, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile, March 19-23, 2007.
-"Actos del buen humor/amor: Chilean Poets from the Eighties," "Celebración cultural y artística de la comunidad hispana" (CCIE),Toronto, October 29, 1995.
-"Chilean Poets in Canada and Democracy. Twenty Years Later," A Critical Vision of Chilean Literature in Canada, National Library of Canada, September 14, 1994.
-"Still Reading Otherwise: The Figure of the Latin American Poet As an Ideological Construct," St. Lawrence Faculty Forum, Spring semester 1993.