Carlos Monsiváis: Keynote

Carlos Monsiváis is a prominent essayist, satirist, and novelist living in Mexico City. Mr. Monsivais has contributed to Mexican journals such as, Excelsior, Siempre, and Nexos and he currently writes for La Jornada as well as El Financiero. He is the author of more than a dozen books in Spanish, both fiction and nonfiction, including Amor Perdido, Días de Guardar, A Ustedes les Consta, Nuevo Catecismo Para Indios Remisos, and Escenas de Pudor y Liviandad. Mexican Postcards is the title of a volume of his essays in English.