The Futures of Borges Scholarship

When and Where

Thursday, September 15, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
VC 102
Victoria College
91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7


Daniel Balderston


About the Workshop
This workshop aims to provide students with insights into access to Borges’ manuscripts and the latest thematic trends in Borges’s studies. Among the many topics available for discussion are Borges’ modes of reading, writing, and his use of intertextual sources, as well as the many affordances of archival work with both his published and unpublished production.

About the Presenter
Daniel Balderston is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at The University of Pittsburgh. He is the director of the Borges Center, and editor of  the renown journal Variaciones Borges. Prof. Balderston is an expert on Borges, Southern Cone literature, Brazilian literature, and Latin American gender and sexuality studies. He is the author of numerous books and articles. He has recently published How Borges Wrote (University of Virginia Press, 2018), awarded the Richard Finneran prize, Society for Textual Scholarship (2019) and CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, American Library Association (2019). 

Please register to attend with Claudia Vasquez-Caicedo to the email address found below.


Department of Spanish & Portuguese


91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7