A child of Uruguayan military dictatorship (1973-1985), Jorge Majfud is a Uruguayan-American writer who obtained his PhD from the University of Georgia. He is the author of numerous books and essay collections, including The Eternal Return of Quetzalcoatl and the novels The Queen of America, The City of the Moon, Crisis, and Tequila. He currently teaches Latin American Literature and International Studies at Jacksonville University in Florida. His upcoming novel is called Tequila.
Posts by Jorge Majfud
Is the Truth Unpatriotic?
In a speech at the National Archives Museum on September 17 (Constitution Day), President Donald Trump proposed the creation of the 1776 Commission to... Read More
Rescuing Memory: the Humanist Interview with Noam Chomsky
JUST BEFORE TWELVE THIRTY on a recent spring afternoon, I found myself on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in the building... Read More
The Age of Barbaria
Translated by Bruce Campbell Annual trips back to the year 33 began in the Age of Barbaria. That year was selected because, according to... Read More