Lecture and Reading from Award-Winning Author Achy Obejas
Mon, January 27, 2014 • CLA 1.302
January 27 and 28
* Mon. 1/27 at 4 p.m.: Obejas will deliver the lecture "A Queer State of Things in Cuba: How the Cuban Government Co-Opted the LGBT Movement" in CLA 1.302B.
* Tues. 1/28 at 12:30 p.m.: Obejas will read from and discuss her acclaimed novel Days of Awe in CLA 1.302B. Lunch provided for those who RSVP to email@example.com by 1/21.
Achy Obejas is a novelist, poet, translator, journalist, and LGBT activist. She was born in Havana and spends considerable time on the island. She is the author of, among other books, the award-winning novel Days of Awe and the poetry collection This is What Happened in Our Other Life. She is also a prolific translator and produced the Spanish version of Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Obejas is currently Writer in Residence at Mills College in Oakland, California.
We hope to see you there! Don't forget to RSVP by 1/21 to firstname.lastname@example.org for a free lunch at Tuesday's lecture.