Literature in Motion: Questions After Peace and Immigration

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) and African Studies Program present Literature in Motion: Questions After Peace and Immigration. This panel will be set as a dialogue surrounding Colombia, in the aftermath of the recent Peace Process Agreement, and Spain, as the recipient of a large number of immigrants from Latin American and the Caribbean in the past two decades. It will showcase a number of literary voices from the region, including: William Ospina, writer from Colombia; Giovanny Gómez, director of the poetry magazine Luna de Locos and the International Festival of Poetry in Pereira, Colombia; Iván Oñate, writer from Ecuador; and Rafael Soler, writer from Spain.


Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location: Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Axinn Library, 10th Floor


The Joseph G. Astman Cultural Events are presented in loving memory of Dr. Joseph G. Astman, founder of the Hofstra Cultural Center. Dr. Astman was a humanist, cultural comparatist and international scholar.

Co-sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center

For more information call 516-463-4521

Free and open to the public

This event is free but advance registration is required. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link.


Thursday, October 05, 2017





Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall
Axinn Library
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 111549-1000


Hofstra Cultural Center

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