Tag Archives: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Empty Center and the International Style – Part 1

The following was a talk given in 2003, in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the 9th Annual National Conference of the Asian Studies Development Program, an initiative of the East-West Center, Univesity of Hawai’i, Manoa.  READ PART 2. The “empty center” refers … Continue reading

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Notes on Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Many years later, as I write about Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I remember that distant afternoon when I faced the man from whom I stole my first ideas about teaching writing.  Perhaps Marquez would find it amusing that in writing about … Continue reading

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The “Third World:” A Course Overview

The video below gives a course overview of MLS 634 – The “Third World,” a course I teach in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at North Central College.  It walks you through a recent syllabus, commenting on the books … Continue reading

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