Daniel Brayton, an expert on U.S. and British literature and professor on literature of the sea and environmental literature, will be in Chile June 1-9 to speak in Santiago, Concepción, La Serena and Valparaíso.
Daniel Brayton is a professor at Middlebury College, in Vermont. He has written several texts published by American journals on literature. His trip to Chile is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and is one of several activities leading to the second “Our Ocean” conference to be held in Valparaíso October 5-6, organized by the government of Chile. Professor Brayton’s agenda includes a lecture on poetry and writers from Lord Byron to Jorie Graham at the Catholic University in Santiago on June 1.
On June 2 and 3 he will travel to Concepción to speak on environmental literature at the Chilean American Cultural Institute and the San Sebastián, Católica de la Santísima Concepción, and Andrés Bello universities.
Professor Brayton will return to Santiago on June 4, to give lectures at Universidad Diego Portales and the Chilean American Cultural Institute. He will then travel to Valparaíso and La Serena where he will speak to students at Universidad de Playa Ancha and Universidad de La Serena.
Daniel Brayton is visiting professor of the Sea Education Association and the Williams-Mystic Program in Maritime Studies. He was editor of newspaper Corolis: the Interdisciplinary Journal of Maritime Studies. His monograph, “Shakespeare’s Ocean: An Ecocritical Exploration”, won the Northeast Modern Language Association Book Wards. He has a PhD from Cornell University.