Talks at the Schomburg: Voices from the Americas
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Join Maria Hinojosa, host of Latino USA on NPR, and anchor of Need to Know on PBS for a conversation on the Latino American experience in contemporary literature and the current discourse on cultural identity for Latinos in America today. Hinojosa will be in conversation with Raquel Cepeda, award-winning journalist, cultural activist, and author of Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina, and Daniel Alarcón, a native of Peru, PEN-Hemingway Award finalist and author of At Night We Walk in Circles: A Novel.
A book signing will follow the program.
When & Where
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here
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