Mistral, Diva


Location: Virtual

Mistral Diva Wide


14:00 Santiago time / 1:00pm Eastern US time

Cristián Opazo
Associate Professor of Literature
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Through this lecture, Cristián Opazo will analyze how Mistral’s figure impacts contemporary theatre stages and public spaces across the Americas. Today, Mistral’s iconography works as a performative model for the new generation of playwrights and queer activists.

Presented by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies with cosponsorship by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Center for the Study of Languages and CulturesInstitute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA), and the Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame.



This is one of seven lectures in the series "Rereading Gabriela Mistral 100 years after Desolación (1922-2022): A Transhemispheric Encounter," which explores the poetry of Nobel Laureate Chilean Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) amid the political, social, and economic crises of the new millennium. All sessions are offered in Spanish and English with simultaneous interpretation. Click here for more information about the series.