By Leon Febres Cordero
Leon Febres Cordero presents a conference that discusses Greek Tragedy, Mythology and Psychology and the Western thought process.
"THE VIRTUAL TRAP"
Where he will discuss the differences between eastern and western thought processes in a cultural context. Like the east and west psyche that we all have inside.
LEÓN EZEQUIEL FEBRES-CORDERO ZAMORA
León Ezequiel Febres-Cordero Zamora (Caracas, 1954) began his studies in Rome and Barcelona, Spain. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Escuela de Letras de la Universidad Central de Venezuela with the thesis "The First Three Lines of Hamlet" he continued his studies with a M.Phil and a Ph.D in London and Zurich, where he reviewed the psychological aspects of the relationships with evil and the characterization of the Shakespearian tragedy and Jacobean drama. Residing in Barcelona and Sevilla since 1989, he is a visiting professor for the Hispanics Department, Department of Literary Theory and the Department of Classics at the Universidad de Salamanca, Universitas Castellae en Valladolid and Southern Methodist University and Univeristy of Houston in Dallas and Houston, Texas, after receiving the DuPont Award in 2011. Since 2001 he has given seminars on the tragedy of the Greek and Shakespearean classics, ethics, literature and art regularly at the Center for Classical Studies "Tragedy and Transformation" in Barcelona, at the University of Alcalá, at the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists of London and in the Catalan Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Barcelona, as well as in the CG Foundation Jung from Caracas. In 2000 he received the Municipal Theater Award for the best text for his work The Last Minotaur. His plays have been represented in Caracas, Cali, Athens, Hydra, Barcelona (Spain), Salamanca, Washington and Madrid. His theatrical production is collected in Penteo (Monte Ávila, Caracas 2003) and Theater (Editorial Verbum, Madrid 2010); his essay production in two volumes: Around the tragedy and other essays (Editorial Verbum, Madrid 2011) and Seven seminars (Editorial Verbum, Madrid 2011), and his stories in Thirsty Texts (Editorial Verbum, Madrid 2012). Since 2004 he has regularly published in the scientific journal Agathos (Barcelona). His work has been the subject of various specialized studies and doctoral theses at the Central University of Venezuela, the University of Salamanca and the University of Pittsburgh. Doctor Summa Cum Laude in English Philology from the University of Valladolid, he lives since 2012 in the city of Paris where he is dedicated to writing.