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A Costa Rican Poet talks to God and About Love

May 1
5:00 pm
Plaza Building, Suite 118

Un poeta costarricense le habla a Dios y al amor By Professor Jorge Chen Sham, PhD, Costa Rican Professor of Spanish and Spanish-American Literatures

Professor Jorge Chen Sham holds a PhD in Romance Studies, with a specialization in Spanish, awarded by Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III, in France (1990). Since 2003, Professor Chen Sham has taught at the School of Philology, Linguistics and Literature at the University of Costa Rica. In San José, Professor Chen Sham teaches Central-American literatures, literary theory, and Spanish literature. His research fields are Central-American literatures, literary prose from twentieth-century Spain and Spanish America, the Generación del 98 and the Generación del 27, and lyric poetry from Spanish-speaking countries. Professor Chen Sham is also an active member of the Nicaraguan Academy of the Spanish Language and of the American Academy for the Spanish Language. More than two hundred and fifty peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and proceedings by Professor Chen Sham have been published in academic journals in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, México, United States, Colombia, Chile, Spain, France, Chile, Germany, Italy, and Argentina. The lecture will be in Spanish and open to the public. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact: Professor Andrés Lema-Hincapié: 303-556-3443 /



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