Bel Santos Mayer (Brazil)


Social educator, coordinator of the Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos e Apoio Comunitário (IBEAC) and manager of the community library network LiteraSampa reading the short-story “É para lá que eu vou” (“That’s where I’m going”), in Portuguese.

Yana Stainova (Bulgaria/Canada)


Assistant Professor of Anthropology at McMaster University reading excerpts from the short-story “Devaneio e embriaguez duma rapariga” (“The Daydreams of a Drunk Woman”) from Laços de Família (Family Ties), in Bulgarian.

Lilia Moritz Schwarcz (Brazil)


Professor of Anthropology at the Universidade de São Paulo and Visiting Professor at Princeton University Visiting reading excerpts from A Hora da Estrela (The Hour of the Star) and commenting on A Paixão segundo G.H. (The Passion According to G.H.), in Portuguese.