News | 27 November 2012

Latino Literature / La Literatura Latina IV: A Bilingual Conference


Latino Literature IV PosterFriday, November 30, 2012 • Stevenson Event Center

Bringing writers and scholars together in thoughtful interchange, “Latino Literature/La literatura latina IV” is the fourth biennial conference of the Latino Literary Cultures Project/ Proyecto culturas literarias latinas.

This daylong event is free and open to the public.

11am – 4:30pm Scholarly panels featuring:
• Marcial González
• Claudia Milian
• Desirée Martín
• Javier O. Huerta
• Angie Bonilla
• Kendra Dority

5-7pm Featured Author Readings and Book Signings from:
Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of California, author of 21 books and winner of multiple awards including the National Book Critics Circle

Melinda Palacio, author of two books, PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award winner

Javier O. Huerta, award-winning poet and author of two books
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This conference is sponsored by the Puknat Endowment of the Literature Department; The Institute for Humanities Research; the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity; Kresge, Merrill, and Stevenson Colleges; and the Chicano/Latino Research Center (CLRC). Staffing generously provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.