Brown Bag Lunch with Puerto Rican Author Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
- Kehr Union, Multicultural Center, room 230
A brown bag lunch reading with Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro, a Puerto Rican writer known for promoting conversations on Afro-Caribbean history, literature, and sexual identity, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 12:30 p.m. in Kehr Union, Multicultural Center, room 230.
Pizarro is the founder and chair of Ancestral Black Women (UNESCO International Decade for People of African Descent.) Her work is characterized by female characters challenging historical discourses and hierarchies of power. She also explores transgression from a LBGTQA perspective.
The LGBTQA and Women Resource Center will provide the bilingual edition “Las Negras/Negras” to engage in a diverse and multicultural conversation with Yolanda. To receive a book, register by Friday, Sept. 15. To register send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or to email@example.com.
Pizzaro will give a lecture Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Multicultural Center. To offer extra credit for attendance, email Madelyn Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is made possible by a grant awarded by the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion division, and co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center, LGBTQA Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center and the Department of Languages and Cultures.