Mike Gonzalez (professor emeritus, University of Glasgow) and Marianella Yanes (Venezuelan writer) will present a talk titled "Tango: Sex and the Rhythm of the City." This talk is cosponsored by The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The Department of Music, The Humanities Center, and the Center for Latin American Studies
Mike González is co-author of The Gathering of Voices (Verso, 1992), an important book on Latin American poetry, and author of books on Hugo Chávez, Karl Marx, Che Guevara and numerous others. He is also the co-editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures and Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Literature. Marianella Yanes is a Venezuelan writer, journalist and playwright. Together they are the authors of Tango: Sex and Rhythm of the City (Reaktion Books, 2013).