2013 - Bates | Otis Lecture - Rubén Martinez
Monday, October 14, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
DESERT AMERICA: Politics and Contemplation on the Mythic American Landscape
Rubén Martinez, journalist, author and musician, will visit Bates on Monday, October 14 to deliver this year’s Otis Lecture. His “lecture” will include musical performance, readings and discussion of his work. His work broadly explores the lives of immigrants and impacts of globalization. Human relationships to the land are an important aspect of his narratives.