Assumption Co-sponsors International Colloquium in Paris
Grijalva and Assumption College Professor of Spanish Esteban Loustaunau presented papers on Carrion and Vasconcelos, who were writers that died in 1979 and 1959, respectively.
The colloquium was attended by scholars and diplomats from Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, and the United States. Mexican Ambassador Carlos de Icaza and Ecuadorian Ambassador Carlos Jativa inaugurated it, and the keynote address was given by Javier Garciadiego, president of El Colegio de México, one of the top research institutions in Latin America.
After the Paris colloquium, Professor Grijalva was invited to deliver two talks at the University of Genoa.