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Lisa Block de Behar

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Name  Lisa de

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Education  Ecole pratique des hautes etudes (1981–1983)
Books  Borges, A rhetoric of silence and other selected writings
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, Latin America & Caribbean

Entrevista a la Profesora Lisa Block de Behar


Lisa Block de Behar (Montevideo, Uruguay) is an Uruguayan professor of Linguistics and researcher in Literary Theory, Comparative Literature and Communication media.

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She holds a PhD from École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris where she wrote a thesis about the Rhetoric of Silence. She was the director at the School of Communication, Universidad de la República, Uruguay, and professor of Semiotics and Theory of interpretation at the same Institution. She taught Linguistics and Literary Theory at the Instituto de Profesores Artigas (IPA). Currently she is professor of Analysis of Communication at the Facultad de Información y Comunicación, Universidad de la República.

Her dissertation was published in Mexico titled Una retórica del silencio and won the Xavier Villaurrutia Award in 1984. She has been visiting professor and lectured on semiotics, linguistics, literary theory, comparative literature, hermeneutics on different subjects at North-American, European, Latin-American an Israeli Universities. She was awarded two times the Fulbright Commission scholarship, was a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Bloomington University, Indiana.

Her most recent research is concerned with a poetics of disappearance, in relation to space and writing, a rhetoric of discursive negativity and how hermeneutics imagines literality. Block de Behar observes the transformation of the connection between showing and telling and the uncertainties that technology introduces in literary discourse and daily communication. The incidences of Jewish culture and thought are very present in Block de Behar’s research.

She is the author and editor of books on Louis Auguste Blanqui’s cosmological phantasmagoria as well as on Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Haroldo de Campos, Felisberto Hernández, Jules Laforgue, Carlos Real de Azúa and Emir Rodríguez Monegal.

In 2002 she received the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung "Prize Research Award" and in 2011 she was nominated Emeritus Professor of Spanish, Instituto de Profesores Artigas Montevideo, Uruguay, where she herself was a student and taught as professor.

DIGITAL LIBRARIES

WIth the collaboration of colleagues and graduate students she created and is developing different digital libraries at the site Anaforas:

Biblioteca digital de autores uruguayos

Publicaciones periódicas del Uruguay

Figuras

Editions, forewords and translations

  • Louis-Auguste Blanqui: L'Éternité par les astres. Seconde édition avec amendements at ajouts, édité avec une introduction et notes par Lisa Block de Behar, Slatkine, Genève, 2009
  • Haroldo de Campos, Don de poesía: ensayos críticos sobre su obra. Coordinación de Lisa Block de Behar, Linardi & Risso, Montevideo, 2009
  • Cine y totalitarismo. Lisa Block de Behar & Eduardo Rinesi (Editores), La Crujía, Buenos Aires, 2007
  • France - Amérique latine: Croisements de lettres et de voies. Sous la direction de Walter Bruno Berg & Lisa Block de Behar, L'Harmattan, París, 2007
  • Emir Rodríguez Monegal: Obra selecta. Prólogo y antología de Lisa Block de Behar, Biblioteca Ayacucho, Caracas, 2003
  • Entre mitos & conocimiento. Coordinación y prólogo de de Lisa Block de Behar, ICLA, Montevideo, 2003
  • Comparative Literature Worldwide / La littérature comparée dans le monde. Vol. II. Editor Lisa Block de Behar, ICLA, Montevideo, 2000
  • Louis-Auguste Blanqui: La eternidad a través de los astros. Traducción y prólogo de Lisa Block de Behar, Siglo XXI Editores, México, 2000
  • Escrito sobre el cine. Edición y prólogo de Lisa Block de Behar, CSIC, Montevideo, 1997
  • Louis-Auguste Blanqui: L'Éternité par les astres. Préface de Lisa Block de Behar, Slatkine, París/Genève, 1996
  • De la amistad y otras coincidencias: Adolfo Bioy Casares en el Uruguay. Coordinación de Lisa Block de Behar e Isidra Solari, CCIS, Montevideo, 1993
  • Lautréamont y Laforgue: La cuestión de los orígenes/La quête des origines. Editado por Lisa Block de Behar, François Caradec y Daniel Lefort, Academia Nacional de Letras, Montevideo, 1993
  • Christian Metz y la teoría del cine. Versión, Buenos Aires, 1992
  • Términos de comparación. Los estudios literarios entre historias y teorías. Edición y prólogo de Lisa Block de Behar, Academia Nacional de Letras, Montevideo, 1991
  • Diseminario. La desconstrucción, otro descubrimiento de América. Edición y prólogo de Lisa Block de Behar, xyz, Montevideo, 1987
  • Emir Rodríguez Monegal. Homenaje. Edición y prólogo de Lisa Block de Behar. Ministerio de educación y cultura, Montevideo, 1987.
  • Alberto Oreggioni, (dirección), Diccionario de literatura uruguaya, vol. 1, Arca, 1987, pages 108-109
  • Gran Enciclopedia del Uruguay, vol. 1, El Observador, 2001, no page number
  • Miguel Ángel Campodónico, Nuevo Diccionario de la Cultura Uruguaya, Librería Linardi y Risso, 2003, page 52
  • References

    Lisa Block de Behar Wikipedia


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