The Harry Ransom Center and LLILAS Benson
Latin American Studies and Collections present
Gabriel García Márquez:
His Life and Legacy
October 28–30, 2015
The University of Texas at Austin
The twelfth biennial Flair Symposium, on the occasion of the opening of the Gabriel García Márquez archive at the Harry Ransom Center
To mark the opening of the Gabriel García Márquez archive, the Harry Ransom Center and LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections at The University of Texas at Austin present a symposium exploring the life and legacy of the beloved author and public intellectual. International scholars, journalists, filmmakers, and former colleagues of García Márquez will speak about his global influence in the fields of journalism, filmmaking, and literature. Elena Poniatowska and Salman Rushdie will deliver keynote addresses.
The Flair Symposium, held biennially at the Ransom Center, honors the ideals set forth by Fleur Cowles and her landmark Flair magazine.