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Rosenthal Lecture Dara Goldman: Gathering the Waters Monday, May 8th I 5:15 PM I Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor Speaker Achy Obejas will be giving an appreciation from afar of Dara's living, breathing axis of inclusion. Host: Department of Spanish and Portuguese and The Program in Jewish Culture and Society Sponsors: Center for Advanced Study, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative and World Literature, Humanities Research Institute, LAS Global Studies, School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program SPEAKER: ACHY OBEJAS Achy Obejas is the author of Boomerang/Bumerán, an unique and inspiring bilingual collection of poetry written in a bold, mostly gender-free English and Spanish that addresses immigration, displacement, love and activism. She also authored The Tower of the Antilles, which was a PEN/Faulkner finalist, among other honors. Her novels include Ruins and Days of Awe, which was a Los Angeles Times Best Books of the Year. Her poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life, was both a critical hit and a national best-seller. A recipient of a USA Artists fellowship, an NEA and a Cintas fellowship, among other awards. She was one of the organizers of the #15novCuba Poesiá Sin Fin 2021 marathon in support of change in Cuba https://www.achyobejas.com

Rosenthal Lecture by author Achy Obejas

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Ceremony/Service
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Center for Advanced Study, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative and World Literature, Humanities Research Institute, LAS Global Studies, School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
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Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor
Date
May 8, 2023   5:15 pm  
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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

Rosenthal Lecture Dara Goldman: Gathering the Waters

Monday, May 8th I 5:15 PM I Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor

Speaker Achy Obejas will be giving an appreciation from afar of Dara's living, breathing axis of inclusion.

Host: Department of Spanish and Portuguese and The Program in Jewish Culture and Society Sponsors: Center for Advanced Study, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative and World Literature, Humanities Research Institute, LAS Global Studies, School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

SPEAKER: ACHY OBEJAS

Achy Obejas is the author of Boomerang/Bumerán, an unique and inspiring bilingual collection of poetry written in a bold, mostly gender-free English and Spanish that addresses immigration, displacement, love and activism. She also authored The Tower of the Antilles, which was a PEN/Faulkner finalist, among other honors. Her novels include Ruins and Days of Awe, which was a Los Angeles Times Best Books of the Year. Her poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life, was both a critical hit and a national best-seller. A recipient of a USA Artists fellowship, an NEA and a Cintas fellowship, among other awards. She was one of the organizers of the #15novCuba Poesiá Sin Fin 2021 marathon in support of change in Cuba.

https://www.achyobejas.com

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