2013 Hispanic Writers Week: April 23 Events

Event Date: April 23, 2013 - 6 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Connolly Library, 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain

Hispanic Writers Week, an initiative of UMass Boston's Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT), is an innovative, weeklong initiative that introduces Latino literary professionals from all corners of the Hispanic world to local Latino students. In 2013, it's happening April 22 through the 26.

Monday, April 22–Friday, April 26
Writers in Residence

Published Latino writers and poets work in Boston Public School classrooms throughout the city with the goal of producing a student publication of literary work at the end of the week and cultivating students’ awareness and appreciation for Hispanic literature, culture and writing.

Monday, April 22–Thursday, April 25
Community Readings

6 p.m.: Food
7-9 p.m.: Readings

Enjoy readings from an eclectic mixture of published, emerging and aspiring writers. Open to the public! Please register to be a reader! Email Hispanicwritersweek@umb.edu or call 617.287.7658.

Sponsored by Instituto Cervantes Boston and Voces Hispánicas/ Hispanic Voices, an initiative of the Department of Romance Studies, Boston University, made possible by the generosity of Santander Universities Global Division. Santander Universities Global Division, whose activities form the keystone of the bank’s social action, maintains a stable alliance with more than 970 universities in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. For more information please visit www.santander.com/universities.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.