An Argentine scientist joins the French Academy of Sciences

An Argentine scientist joins the French Academy of Sciences

In 1666, when Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was fifteen, Isaac Newton discovered the scattering of light and Leibniz published his Dissertation on combinatorial artJean-Baptiste Colbert, minister of Louis XIV, created the French Academy of Sciences to “encourage and protect the spirit of research and contribute to the progress of science and its applications.” … Read more

Strange relationship Vargas Llosa-French Academy

Strange relationship Vargas Llosa French Academy

Perhaps the position of the Peruvian-Hispanic writer before the elections in Chile had more repercussion, due to the triumph of the left, than the contradictions for which he was given a seat in the forty-year-old French Academy, the first to a Hispanic American. The fact is that it was overlooked that the narrator exceeds the … Read more

With harsh questions about his political position: Swedish Academy reveals Neruda’s Nobel deliberation – La Tercera

1634502175 Pablo Neruda the hidden story behind winning the Nobel

As stipulated by its regulations, this week the Swedish Academy released information about the Nobel Prize’s deliberations 50 years after its last delivery, in this case, the one of 1971, which had the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda as the winner. In this case, the deliberations reveal that the author of Residence on earth It aroused … Read more

Grammy Awards 2022: the 8 Colombian albums for the Academy Awards

Grammy Awards 2022 the 8 Colombian albums for the Academy

A new edition of the Grammy Awards, still considered the most important awards in the music industry in the world. For this year, several Colombian projects are finalists in the Latin categories. My loves by Paula Arenas After his album Visceral. That earned her three Latin Grammy nominations in 2019, the Bogota singer released six … Read more

Controversial Israeli film 2022 Oscar nominee rejected by Academy

Controversial Israeli film 2022 Oscar nominee rejected by Academy

JTA – No Israeli filmmaker has had the chance to be shortlisted for the 2022 Oscars. The official Israeli submission for this year’s Oscar for Best International Feature, ‘Let It Be Morning’, was not among the 15 shortlisted films in this category, although it was directed by a recognized director ( Eran Kolirin, from “The … Read more

Gilberto Gil already has a chair at the Brazilian Academy of Letters

Gilberto Gil already has a chair at the Brazilian Academy

The Brazilian expression ‘that hug’ (make him hug), which means that unique, tight embrace and sense of true friends, is also the title of one of Gil’s compositions that became a Brazilian anthem.“My way through the world / I trace it”says the lyrics, in which Gil not only embraces the Brazilian people, some characters and … Read more

Mario Vargas Llosa enters the French Academy, a choice of exceptions and controversies

Mario Vargas Llosa enters the French Academy a choice of

Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, was elected to the French Academy at the end of November, at the age of 85, despite being older than the regulations allow. However, this choice is far from unanimous. A group of academics denounced an error, since the Peruvian-Spanish writer gave his support to the … Read more

Mario Vargas Llosa: intellectuals reject his admission to the French Academy and remind him of his support for Keiko Fujimori

Mario Vargas Llosa intellectuals reject his admission to the French

The Hispanic-Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, in a file photograph. EFE / José Jácome A group of French intellectuals showed this Thursday their rejection of the entry of the Hispanic-Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa on the French Academy of the Language, because of his political positions close to the extreme right. In a rostrum published in … Read more

Intellectuals reject the inclusion of Mario Vargas Llosa in the French Academy and list the reasons why he “stains” the institution

Intellectuals reject the inclusion of Mario Vargas Llosa in the

Published: Dec 9, 2021 19:15 GMT They remember his support for far-right leaders in Latin America. On Thursday, a group of intellectuals repudiated the appointment of the Peruvian writer and Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, as a new member of the French Academy, the body that regulates the use of this language and … Read more

Mario Vargas Llosa: intellectuals reject their admission to the French Academy of the Language

Mario Vargas Llosa intellectuals reject their admission to the French

A group of French intellectuals showed this Thursday their rejection of the entry of the Spanish-Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa into the French Academy of the Language, because of his political positions close to the extreme right. In a gallery published in the newspaper Liberation, the signatories express their “astonishment” at the inclusion of the 2010 … Read more