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The Power of Story: A Tribute to Dr. Tomás Rivera’s Legacy

When:
Thursday, January 28, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Round Rock Campus Avery Building, Room 252
Description:

Please join us on the Round Rock campus to hear award-winning Mexican American young adult author Diana Lopez and Mexican American slam poet Zachary Caballero. Following a welcoming performance by the Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, Lopez will share her books as well as her process for writing. Caballero, whose provocative work focuses on his life as the first in his family to pursue higher education, will perform and invite audience members to connect through the many mirrors and windows he offers into his work. This event will spotlight the arts, literature, poetry and story, paying tribute to Dr. Tomás Rivera and highlighting the power of story to create deep understandings of the Mexican American cultures in Central Texas.

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Sharon O'Neal
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Celebrations, Dance, Lectures, Music, Theatre
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
The Power of Story: A Tribute to Dr. Tomás Rivera’s Legacy