Latino/a/x Issues Conference: Keynote Speaker: Ariana Brown

Registration Deadline: March 11The 2019 LIC is an annual all-day conference featuring original sch...

Registration Deadline: March 11

The 2019 LIC is an annual all-day conference featuring original scholarsip and creative works that deal with Latino/a/x/issues and Latin American Studies.

The conference keynote and lunch is scheduled for 11:30am-1:30pm in the BTSU Lenhart Grand Ballroom. This year's keynote speaker is Ariana Brown. She is a Black Mexican-American poet raised in a working class community in San Antonio, Texas. As a poet, she has also been dubbed a "part-time curandera" (or part-time healer). She has also received two Academy of American Poets Prizes and is a 2014 Collegiate National Poetry Slam Champion. Her work has been featured in journals, including Nepantla, Muzzle, African Voices, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and iMantecal!: an Anthology of [email protected] Poets from Arte Publico Press. Her most recent publication in 2016, is messy girl, a chapbook of poems.

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Categories: Cultural Educational BGSU

Tags: Spring


Date:

27 March, 2019

Start Time:

8:30 am

End Time:

8:00 pm

Location:

Bowen-Thompson Student Union


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