IDB Cultural Center
Date: Sep, 1998
Salvador Garmendia (1928-2001), Venezuelan novelist, National Literature Prize (1970), Juan Rulfo Short Story Award (1989), literary magazine founder and editor.
Date: Aug, 1998
Cynthia McLeod (1936-), decorated Surinamese author of the best-selling The High Price of Sugar and Farewell Merodia, specialist in 18th century Suriname.
Date: Jul, 1998
Felipe Cárdenas-Arroyo, Colombian archaeologist from the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, CASVA scholar, specialist in pre-Hispanic mummification and human bone.
Date: May, 1998
Roberto Suro (1951-), North American reporter for The Washington Post, former Bureau Chief of The New York Times in Houston, Texas, and Director of Pew Hispanic Center.
Date: Apr, 1998
Albalucía Angel (1939-), Colombian experimental novelist and pioneer of Latin American postmodernism, Vivencias Award (1975), folksinger and journalist.
Date: Jan, 1998
Earl Lovelace (1935-), Trinidadian poet and playwright, Pegasus Literary Award (1966), Chaconia Gold Medal (1989), Carifesta Award (1995), Commonwealth Prize (1997).
Date: Aug, 1997
Daniel Catán (1949-), neo-impressionist Mexican opera composer, works include Rappaccini's Daughter (1991), Florence in the Amazon (1996), Salsipuedes (2004).
Date: Jul, 1997
Douglas Cardinal (1934-), Canadian architect, projects include Canadian Museum of Civilizations, and original proposal for U.S. National Museum of the American Indian.
Date: May, 1997
Roberto Sosa (1930-), Honduran poet, editor and journalist, Casa de las Americas Award (1971), National Rosa Literary Award (1972), National Itzamna Literary Award (1980).
Date: Mar, 1997
Raúl Pérez Torres (1941-), Ecuadorian poet, Director of Abrapalabra Editors, National Short Story Award (1976), Casa de las Americas Award (1980), Juan Rulfo Award (1990).