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Letras Latinas presents off-campus event in the community

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

Juan J. MoralesJuan J. Morales

Letras Latinas, the literary initiative of the ILS, is pleased to present, for the first time, an off-campus event in our local community—specifically, at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, located at 1045 West Washington. The poets Juan J. Morales, Oliver Baez Bendorf, and Roy Chicky Arad, will be performing their work on Thursday, November 7, at 7 PM. …

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ILS Faculty Fellow and Student Use Poetry to Raise Money for Immigrants in Need

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

Writers for Migrant Justice

ILS faculty and an affiliated student partook in a local poetry reading as part of efforts to raise money for immigrants in need.  It was one of dozens of readings taking place in 45 cities across the United States Wednesday.   

Francisco Aragón, a faculty member at Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, organized the local Writers for Migrant Justice event. Misael Osorio-Conde, an MFA student at Notre Dame, read his poem “Detention Center.” The money will go to a nonprofit called Immigrant Families Together, which provides legal representation, medical services, housing, food, and clothing to immigrants in need.…

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