An Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Event
Rosa Chávez: Mayan and Spanish Bilingual Poetry Reading*
Rosa Chávez (1980) is a Guatemalan poet of Maya K’iche’ origin. Among her books of poetry, we find Casa solitaria (2005), Piedra abaj’ (2009), El corazón de la piedra (2010), and Quitapenas (2010). She is currently studying cinema and television in Casa Comal and participates as part of the Mayan Artists’ Movement, Ri Akux Nikotzijan. Her work has been published in many journals and anthologies of poetry throughout the United States and Latin America. She has been invited to a number of poetry readings across the Americas and Europe.
* Poetry readings in languages other than English will have simultaneous translation and pamphlets with English versions of the poems will be distributed.
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Sponsored by the Americas in a Globalized World Initiative, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Spanish Ministry of Culture, and Women of Color | Cosponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity, the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies, the Department of English, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Northwest Indian Language Institute, the Honors College, the Latin American Studies Program, the Department of Education Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Romance Languages