Hay Forum Dallas - Day 2

Hay Forum Dallas - Day 2

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The Wild Detectives

314 West Eighth Street

Dallas, TX 75208

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With its most ambitious line up to date, The Wild Detectives and Hay Festival are excited to combine forces again to bring together Latin and North American culture to stimulate, educate, and foster engaging global conversations on literature.

This year’s Hay Forum Festival will include nine authors from six different countries, three days of panels and book presentations, and will conclude with live music and DJ sets each night of the festival.

All the events will be free and outdoors, you can RSVP for day 1 here.


Centering Margins: Social Conflicts in Latin America –Yasnaya Elena, Dolores Reyes, and Joseph Zarate

This panel will follow Mexican linguist rights activist and writer Yasnaya Elena, Peruvian journalist and activist Joseph Zarate (Wars of Interior, Granta 2021), and Argentina writer Dolores Reyes (Eartheater, HarperCollins 2021) for discussion exploring the complexities of language, cultural homogenization, environmental conflicts, and gender violence within their respective homelands.

Dangers of the Internet: A Cautionary Anti-Apocalyptic Tale –Marta Peirano

Addressing the current climate crisis and potential for disaster capitalism, Spanish journalist and researcher Marta Peirano will join Dangers of the Internet: A Cautionary Anti-Apocalyptic Tale, and will feature a book presentation and discussion of Peirano’s newest book Contra El Futuro (Debate, 2022). Panelists will discuss the relationship between technology and power and what action strategies can be utilized to deal with the acceleration of climate feudalism and mass surveillance. Platform for Great Ideas. Sponsored by Baillie Gifford

Spoken Identities: Crafting Characters through Exile and Multicultualism –Zain Khalid, Lizzie Davis, Jeremias Gamboa

Featuring NY Times Writer to Watch, Zain Khalid author of Brother Alive (Grove, 2022), English-Spanish translator and Coffee House Press senior editor Lizzie Davis, and Peruvian novelist Jeremias Gamboa for a discussion

Hay Forum Dallas is made possible with the help of The Mexican Consulate in Dallas, UTD (Center for Translation Studies), UTA (Center for Mexican American Studies), SMU (World Languages and Literature), UNT WGST (Women’s and Gender Studies), UNT (Latina/o and Mexican Studies) and PEN America, and Baillie Gifford

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