Ana-Maurine Lara

LatinX Heritage Month Event “Penelope’s Loom: A Creative Writing Workshop”

October 20, 2017
3:00 pmto6:00 pm

111 Alder Building
Alder Conference Room
818 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
University of Oregon

Penelope’s Loom: A Creative Writing Workshop

In this workshop for people of color and migrants, participants explore personal narratives having to do with migration, memories of home, and experiences of social marginalization and belonging. Facilitated by Dominican-American award winning poet, novelist, and UO professor, Ana-Maurine Lara.

Please confirm attendance by October 18th, 2017 at alai@uoregon.edu. No experience required. No cost. Accommodations available upon request. For any concerns or questions, contact Prof. Alai Reyes-Santos at alai@uoregon.edu.

Sponsored by Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies; cosponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies.

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LatinX Heritage Month Event “Penelope’s Loom: A Public Reading”

October 27, 2017
12:00 pmto2:00 pm

111 Alder Building
Alder Conference Room
818 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
University of Oregon

LATINX HERITAGE MONTH: Join us for a public reading of the Penelope’s Loom Project! A public reading that follows the Oct. 20 Creative Writing Workshop led by Ana-Maurine Lara.

This public poetry reading of the Penelope’s Loom Project features creative writing by people of color and migrants in the Pacific Northwest. They engage personal experiences of migration, memories of home, and everyday social marginalization and belonging.

Come hear award winning poets Ana-Maurine Lara and Claudia F. Savage, alongside Penelope’s Loom workshop participants. Accommodations available upon request. For any concerns or questions, contact Prof. Alai Reyes-Santos at alai@uoregon.edu.

Sponsored by Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies, cosponsored: Department of Ethnic Studies.

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Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 Art, Music & Culture, Events No Comments

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara

November 21, 2014
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Santa!-Final_WEB204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus

CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research

Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic book (in-progress) is titled Bodies and Souls: Sexual Terror in God’s New World, and is based on her graduate research, which focused on LGBT political activism and the Catholic state in the Dominican Republic. › Continue reading

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Ana-Maurine Lara: Afro-Sappho Futurisms: Drawing on the Past to Imagine us Into the Future

April 13, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Sally-Miller-Gearheart-v2-2b7xeos-663x1024-194x300Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

2015 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies

Drawing on poetry and critical scholarship, Ana-Maurine Lara will lead audiences into the archives of the imagination, to consider some invisible spaces of lesbian desire, love and freedom from the past as a lexicon for imagining new collective futures.

Ana-Maurine Lara, PhD is the first ever Scholar-in-Residence with the UO Center for Latin@ and Latin American Studies, an award-winning novelist and poet. › Continue reading

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Sunday, April 13th, 2014 Events No Comments

Ana-Maurine Lara: “LGBT Performances of the Human”

February 12, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Ana_Lara_flyer140 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

CLLAS Visiting Scholar Presentation

“LGBT Performances of the Human,” with Ana-Maurine Lara. “In this talk, I will discuss Dominican LGBT activists’ articulations of human-ness through performance and the production of memory in Santo Domingo.”

Ana-Maurine Lara, PhD is a Visiting Scholar with the University of Oregon Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on GLBT political activism and Catholic coloniality in the Dominican Republic. She is an award-winning novelist and poet. Her novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and When the Sun Once Again Sang to the People (KRK Ediciones 2011); her short stories and poems have been featured in numerous anthologies and literary magazines. Her published scholarship engages topics on Afro-Latin@ and Afro-Diasporic queer identities and aesthetics.

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