Presentation with Afro-Dominican Writer Loida Maritza Pérez: "Beyond the Pale: The Demonization of Quisqueya's Marginalized and Their Haunting of the Collective Imagination"
||2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
||Ortega Hall, Room 335
||The 2014 Latino Literary Imagination Emerging Voices Residency Program at UNM presents this lecture with Afro-Dominican writer Loida Maritza Pérez, author of "Geographies of Home," a book which has been called "a magnificent debut novel, filled with graceful prose and searing detail...offer[ing] a penetrating portray of the American immigrant experience as [Pérez] explores the true meanings of identity, family--and home" (Penguin Books).
||National Endowment for the Humanities and UNM's Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences, Office of the Provost, Division of Student Affairs, and Latin American & Iberian Institute, as well as Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque.
||This lecture is free and open to the public.