The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute and their co-sponsors will be hosting a lecture presented by author-poet Dr. Marjorie Agosín. This lecture will include an introduction by Ms. Gloria Garafulich-Grabois, Assistant Director of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture on Friday, September 22nd at noon in Stafford Hall, Rm 110. The event will also be providing a free Chilean-themed lunch.
This event is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.
Dr. Agosín will be presenting a lecture on her personal, cultural journey as she moved and adapted to new countries while retaining a strong sense of identity. She will be discussing themes of intersectionality and belonging through the lens of language.
Biographical Facts on our Distinguished Guest:
Dr. Marjorie Agosín received her Bachelor of Arts from University of Georgia and both her Masters and Doctoral Degree from Indiana University. Author-poet, Dr. Marjorie Agosín, was born in Berkeley, California. Her family emigrated to Chile and subsequently, Agosín spent her childhood growing up in a German community. Dr. Agosín has been the recipient of many literary and humanitarian awards, including one by the United Nations honoring her work with human rights and Gabriela Mistral Medal of Honor for Life Achievement in 2000 by the Chilean government. Agosín has edited and published over eighty books and currently teaches Spanish language and Latin American literature at Wellesley College.
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