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Cultural Critic Luis Duno-Gottberg Visits NC State

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Rice University’s professor Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg during his visit.

On March 19th Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, associate professor at Rice University, gave a talk at the Department of Foreign Languages entitled: “Lumpen Sovereignty: Mutations of ‘The People’ and The State in Contemporary Venezuelan Politics.” Dr. Duno-Gottberg is the author of La humanidad como mercancía: La esclavitud moderna en América (2014) among other books, and specializes in 19th, 20th and 21st century Caribbean culture.

The talk was part of the department’s Spring 2015 Brownbag/Research Talks series that this year includes lectures by several distinguished speakers.

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