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Lecture: How Spanish Speaking Artists Encountered New York with Author Carmen Boullosa
Start Date: 11/14/2018Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 11/14/2018End Time: 5:30 PM
Event Description:
Lehman College will present a lecture by renowned Mexican author Carmen Boullosa on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Music Building, Rm. 306. The lecture, titled “How Spanish Speaking Artists Encountered New York,” will include discussions on Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Marius de Zayas, and Miguel Covarrubias. Also, Boullosa will talk about her own experiences as a poet in New York. The program is open to the public, and admission is free.

Carmen Boullosa is an award-winning author of seventeen novels, including Son vacas, somos puercos (They’re Cows, We’re Pigs), La otra mano de Lepanto (Lepanto’s Other Hand), La novela perfecta (The Perfect Novel), and Tejas (Texas: The Great Theft), which was published in 2013. She has also written fifteen collections of poetry, four plays, two collections of short stories, and one screenplay. Boullosa was given the Xavier Villaurrutia Award in 1989 and the Café Gijón Award in 2008. She is also the recipient of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation.

Location Information:
Lehman College - Music Building
Room: 306 (Recital Hall)
Contact Information:
Name: Event Administrator
Email: webmaster@lehman.cuny.edu
Carmen Boullosa
Admission Information:
Free.
Other Details:
The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY, Lehman’s School of Arts and Humanities, and Department of Languages and Literatures are sponsoring the lecture.
Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Community
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

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