FIL Program

FIL 2017 Program

Awards and prizes FIL Literary Award in Romance Languages Publishing Merit Award Bibliophile Tribute Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize ArpaFIL Tribute Librarian Tribute National Fernando Benítez Tribute to Cultural Journalism Tribute to La Catrina Caricature Collaboration Prizes


Madrid, Guest of Honor Literary Program Shows at FIL Forum Film Festival Visual Arts


FIL Literature Opening of the Literary Lounge De todos modos Juan te llamas European Literature Festival Destinaçao Brasil Annual International Storytellers Conference Tribute to Fernando Savater Master conference: Mircea Cartarescu How is it to be a woman reader in Iran? Tribute to Antonio Sarabia Master Conference: "Literature and Internet" Formentor de las Letras Award 2017 Tribute to Juan Goytisolo The Pleasure of Reading Gala The Poetry Program Conference: "Is the Spanish language sexist?" Eduardo Lizalde, winner of Carlos Fuentes International Award Night of horror Latin America Viva Literature in native american languages To name Central America Argentinian Literature Conversation with the winner of the Gabriel García Márquez Hispanic American Short Story Award Frontiers between Realism and Experimentation in Chilean Narrative Miguel Ángel Asturias, 50 years after the Nobel Nuevas Voces Award Nuevas Plumas Writer who criticizes/ Critic who creates Venezuela: Poetics of a Country Confessions of a writer South Korean Literature Galician literature Iraq, today The Republic of imagination Contemporary Literature from Quebec Romanian Literature Senior Citizens’ Literary Activities Friends of Emmanuel Carrère, FIL Award Between Iran and New York


Forums and Conferences Thinking Mexico, Dialogues on the challenges of the next six years Annual International Humanist Conference 200 years of Mariano Otero Harassment to the civilization. From wall to wall International Urbanism Forum Conference: "The cultural diplomacy, a way to project México to the world" Forum #MéxicoEspía: "The intelligence of the State in the service of espionage" Electoral Process 2018 FIL-INE International Forum on Migration and Development ASPEN-FIL Seminar And now what? Mexico faces 2018 International Meeting on Social Sciences International Relations Seminar 40 years from the renewal of the relations between México and Spain Annual International Journalists’ Conference Annual International Play-Writing and Comics Conference El País Panels Tribute to Giovanni Sartori Tribute to Sergio González Rodríguez Arpa FIL Anatomy of an abuser Ibero-American Forum on Climate Change Cultural Journalism Forum México-USA-Cuba relations: Uncertainties and intricacies Roundtable: "Literature and human rights: new abuses, new resistances" Roundtable: "Women, wars, exile. Forefronts' resistance networks" Climate Change Forum: Risks, policies and options for the future Roundtable: "The queer movement: from the nineties to contemporary Madrid" National Institute of Anthropology and History Pannel Donald Trump: Eleven Reasons to Fire a President International Forum of TvMorfosis Television International Cultural Policies Symposium Mexico City Government Activities Master Conference


Book presentations


Presentaciones de libros para niños


Popular Science Writing Activities Conacyt Magisterial Panel "How is science present in the cinema" Conacyt Magisterial Panel "Special cinema effects" Master Conference "Expeditions, adrenaline and scientific suspense" Screening of the documentary Cuatro Ciénegas Master Conference "Sierra de Atapuerca: human evolution" Talk: "Mathemathics and other sciences in literature" Master conference: "More than a hundred years apart from the theory of relativity" Science Fiction science. Uncertainty in science and literature Master Conference: "Neuroscience: mind's keys" Scientific Culture International Colloquium Science Fiction science. We are all monsters Talk: Who in Earth was Einstein? Science and Cinema: "The binomial that makes possible the impossible" Science Fiction science. A story of two universes Science Fiction science. Extraterrestrial chronicles Book presentation: Ulises I, una misión de arte al espacio Dialogue: "The science of superheroes" International Astronomy Symposium Conference: "Life on other planets: from the standpoint of science and movies" Conference: "What language do extraterrestrials speak?" Documentary presentation Food Evolution Dissemination of Scientific Culture Ana María Cetto Book presentation: En busca de la calidad académica Book Presentation Estamos ciegos


Academic Activities International Symposium on Comunication and Society International Symposium on Educational Research International Symposium on Education and Culture in Virtual Environments Democratic Culture Symposium Philological Research Forum Annual Meeting of Gender Studies México-Madrid Historic Symposium International Philosophy Banquet Annual International Meeting of Jurists Art Criticism Seminar of Modern Languages International Forum of Hispanic Language and Literature Guillermo de la Peña Regional Studies Seminar International Colloquium on Biodiversity, Natural Resources and Society and Nature, Society and Territory Award Ceremony Information and communication technologies in higher education institutions


Activities for Professionals Annual International Translation and Interpretation Conference “San Jerónimo 2017” 6th Annual FILlustrates International Librarian Symposium Madrid Guest of Honor Program Workshop: Behind (and Beside) Authors: the Work of a Literary Agent National Bookstore Prize Annual International Publishing Design Forum International Publishers and Book Professionals Forum Making books come alive digitally: all about interactive picture books Editorial Project: How to Execute a Self-Managed Project Meeting of Publishers of Literature for Children and Young Adults University and Academic Press Program Presentations on the Publishing Market The role of translation in the internationalization of literary texts


FIL for Young Adults One Thousand Young People with Emmanuel Carrère, FIL Award One Thousand Young People with Elena Poniatowska One Thousand Young People with Fernando Savater One Thousand young people with José Gordon Cornelia Funke in videoconference with her readers Award Ceremony for the FIL Young Literary Creators Competition Video review Contest Award National Booktuber Meeting Award Ceremony for the Letters to the Author Competition Costume contest Harry Potter 20 anniversary Young Talk with Elena Favilli y Francesca Cavallo Cartoonists Jam Echoes of FIL Workshop: "Historias bajo la piel” Seminar with Jordi Sierra i Fabra


FIL niños Workshops from 3 to 6 years


Special events Mar Adentro Debate Award Ceremony to Recognize Talent and Creativity Among Academics at the University of Guadalajara Higher Education Reading Encounter. Closing ceremony Hugo Gutiérrez Vega Poetry colection Writing Tournament Award Ceremony and debate book presentation Play: Viento sobre el cráter, una caminata del Dr Atl Concert and book presentation Suite de los elementos Cátedra Julio Cortázar Documentary presentation Vida y ficción First anniversary of the Carmen Balcells Literary Center for Ibero-American Literature Rius para principiantes projection


Book signing


Comic and Graphic Novel Hall