Thursday, March 30, 2023 5pm to 6:30pm
About this Event
210 E. Spring St., Oxford, OH 45056https://www.miamioh.edu/global-initiatives/cawc/annual-programs/cesar-chavez-celebration/index.html #CesarChavezDay
THE 2023 CESAR CHAVEZ DAY CELEBRATION
I am from here: a dialogue on migration, humanity, and poetics
- 5:00 PM Lecture and Poetry Reading by Manuel Iris
- 6:00 PM Book signing
During this presentation, Manuel Iris will talk about his writing process and the development of his identity as a migrant poet in the US. He will read poems, in English and Spanish, to illustrate the link between life and poetics. After the presentation, he will engage in a conversation with the audience.
About the guest speaker
Manuel Iris, Miembro del Sistema Nacional de Creadores de México. Cincinnati Poet Laureate Emeritus (2018-2020).
To learn more about Manuel Iris visit:
Sponsored by Global Initiatives' Center for American and World Cultures, the Association of Latinx Faculty and Staff, the Barahona Latino Resource Fund, and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion - and in partnership with the Alpha Sigma Chapter of Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc., the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and UNIDOS, Association of Latin American Students.
For more information, and opportunities for collaboration:
Contact Jacqueline Rioja Velarde, Chair, Cesar Chavez Day Celebration, planning committee