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Name  Jorge Majfud
Role  Writer

Education  University of Georgia
Books  Crisis, Cyborgs
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Born  September 10, 1969 (age 46) Tacuarembo, Uruguay (1969-09-10)
Alma mater  University of Georgia (MA 2005, PhD 2008)

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Jorge Majfud (born 1969) is a Uruguayan American writer.

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Life

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He was born in Tacuarembó, Uruguay. He received a professional degree in Architecture in 1996 from the University of the Republic in Montevideo and studied at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes. He travelled extensively to gather material that would later become part of his novels and essays, and was a professor at the Universidad Hispanoamericana of Costa Rica and at Escuela Técnica del Uruguay, where he taught art and mathematics.

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In 2003 he entered the University of Georgia, where he obtained a Masters and a Ph.D. in the Department of Romance Languages. He is a member of the scientific committee of theAraucaria review of Spain, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and a Professional Member of PEN American Center. He taught at the University of Georgia and was a professor at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Currently he is a professor at Jacksonville University. Dr. Majfud has won many research awards including the Excellence in Research Award in Humanities and Letters 2006, Casa de las Américas prize 2001, Juan Rulfo Award finalist 2011, and Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Professional Activities, Jacksonville University, 2013. His novels and essays are under study in different universities in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America. "He is one of the most important writers of a new generation of Latino intellectuals".

Works

His publications include:

  • Hacia qué patrias del silencio / memorias de un desaparecido (novel, 1996)
  • Crítica de la pasión pura (essays, 1998)
  • La reina de América (novel, 2001)
  • El tiempo que me tocó vivir (essays, 2004)
  • La narración de lo invisible / Significados ideológicos de América Latina (essays, 2006)
  • Perdona nuestros pecados (short stories, 2007)
  • La ciudad de la Luna (novel, 2009) [10]
  • Crisis (novel, 2012)
  • Cyborgs (essays, 2012)
  • El eterno retorno de Quetzalcoátl, 2012. [11]
  • Cuentos, audiobook, 2014.
  • Cine político latinoamericano, essays, 2014.
  • Herrmenéutica, essays, 2014
  • El pasado siempre vuelve, short stories, 2014
  • Algo salió mal, short stories, 2015
  • El mar estaba sereno, novel, 2017
  • As contributor or editor

  • 2017, Pertenencia. Narradores sudamericanos en Estados Unidos. Antología. (Melanie Márquez Adams, Hemil García Linares, editores). Ars Communis Editorial, Publisher. ISBN 978-0997289039.
  • 2016, Ruido Blanco. Antología de cuentos de ciencia ficción uruguaya. (Mónica Marchesky, coordinador) ISBN 9974844347 M Ed.
  • 2013, De la indignación a la rebeldía (con Eduardo Galeano, Carlos Taibo y Slavoj Zizek). ISBN 9788415353553. Ediciones Irreverentes.
  • 2012. Ilusionistas. , by Noam Chomsky. Edition, translation, and introduction. ISBN 978-84-15353-46-1. Ediciones Irreverentes.
  • 2012, Antología de Nueva York. ISBN 978-84-939322-5-1. Ediciones Irreverentes.
  • 2012, Antología de ciencia ficción, 2099. ISBN 978-84-15353-38-6. Ediciones Irreverentes.
  • 2011, Microantología del Microrrelato III. ISBN 978-84-15353-15-7.
  • 2011, Truman, Hiroshima. ISBN 8496959872 (con Eduardo Galeano) Ediciones Irreverentes.
  • 2010, El libro del voyeur. ISBN 9788496964716. Ediciones del viento.
  • 2010, Microantología del Microrrelato II. ISBN 978-84-96959-76-7.
  • 2010, Entre Orientales y Atlantes. Antología de relatos uruguayo-canaria. ISBN 9788415019299. Editorial Baile del Sol.
  • 2007, Las palabras pueden. ISBN 9789280641608. (con Ernesto Sábato, Mario Vargas Llosa, José Saramago y otros ) United Nations Children's Fund (New York: UNICEF-UN).
  • 2008, Los testimonios, de Roque Dalton. ISBN 9788496225763. Baile del Sol.
  • 2008, Diccionario alternativo. ISBN 9789507866531. (con Hugo Biagini y Arturo Andrés Roig). Aguilar/Alfaguara.
  • 2007, América Latina hacia su segunda independencia. ISBN 9789870406976 (con Hugo Biagini y Arturo Andrés Roig. Aguilar / Alfaguara.
  • 1999, Entre siglos/Entre séculos. ISBN 9974663059.
  • His stories and articles have been published in daily newspapers, magazines, and readers, such as El País of Madrid, El País and La República [12] of Montevideo, Courrier International of Paris [13], Rebellion, Hispanic Culture Review of George Mason University, Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana of Dartmouth College, Pegaso of the University of Oklahoma, Texas State University, Washington University Political Review, Chasqui of Arizona State University, Hispamerica of University of Maryland, United Nations Chronicle, UNICEF, Araucaria of Spain, etc. He has been the founder and editor of the magazine SigloXXI – reflexiones sobre nuestro tiempo. He is a contributor to El Pais, La República of Montevideo, La Vanguardia of Barcelona, Tiempos del Mundo of Washington, Monthly Review of New York, The Huffington Post, Milenio of Mexico, Jornada of La Paz, Panama America, El Nuevo Herald of Miami, Página/12 of Buenos Aires, Cambio16 of Spain, Centro Cervantes of Madrid, The Humanist of the American Humanist Association, Radio Uruguay, Radio Nacional de Argentina [14], Radio Exterior de España], Radio Popolare Roma, RT (TV network) [15], NTN 24 TV [16], and many other daily and weekly newspapers. He is a member of the International Scientific Committee of the magazine Araucaria [17] in Spain.

    His essays and articles have been translated into Portuguese, French, English, German, Italian, Basque, Greek, and many others. He is also the editor and translator of Ilusionistas, the latest book of Noam Chomsky in Spanish (Madrid, 2012).

    He has published many books with authors like Slavoj Zizek, Eduardo Galeano, Ray Bradbury, José Saramago, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes, and Ernesto Sábato.

    Awards

    He has distinguished himself in different international contests, for example:

  • Mention at Premio Casa de las Américas, in Habana, Cuba in 2001, for the novel La Reina de América, "because it stands out as an intense writing regarding the established powers by the use of parody and irony," according to the panel of judges composed of Belén Gopegui (Spain), Andrés Rivera (Argentina), Mayra Santos Febres (Puerto Rico) and others
  • Excellence in Research Award, University of Georgia, 2006
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Professional Activities, Jacksonville University, 2013.
  • 2014 International Latino Book Awards Finalist
  • References

    Jorge Majfud Wikipedia


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