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Emmy Pérez: from the borderlands to the Midwest

Author: Evelyn Gonzalez

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Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the University of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies, is pleased to present Emmy Perez, who will be performing her poetry on campus on Tuesday, November 7, at 7:30 pm in room 210 of McKenna Hall. There will be a pre-reading reception at 6:15 PM at Galería América outside of 230 McKenna Hall (mezzanine level). A book signing will follow.

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Department chair strives to bring literary and cultural context to American understanding of Cuba

Author: Carrie Gates

For Thomas Anderson, it’s hard not to be fascinated with Cuba. Anderson, a professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, has written two books on Cuban literature and culture and has published an edited volume of a leading Cuban author’s letters. Currently, he is working on a book that focuses on images of the U.S. civil rights movement in Cuban poetry. “I think for a lot of people, Cuba has always been seen as this forbidden country, and it’s something people are drawn to,” he said. “But it’s also a country with an incredibly rich literary and cultural history.”

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Highest Ranking Latino leader in the U.S. Catholic Church, Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez Challenges Our Approach to Immigration in America

Author: Evelyn Gonzalez

Highest ranking Latino leader in the U.S. Catholic Church, Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, hosted by University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies

Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez believes that our country is facing a humanitarian tragedy as a result of our nation’s failure to address the immigration issue. In his most recent publication, Immigration and the Next America: Renewing the Soul of Our Nation

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