Ecuadorian Migration, Nostalgia, and Technology in Transnational Times

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Silvia Mejía Estévez
Comparative Literature
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
12:30 pm

In this Digital Dialogue Silvia Mejía Estévez will show clips from her dissertation project, a documetary video analyzing how new technologies such as Internet, satellite communications, email, video-conferences, and cell phones have changed the experience of being away from home, transforming nostalgia and encouraging the appearance of transnational phenomena.

Silvia Mejía Estévez is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature and a MITH fellow.

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