Guest poets will read their works at the Poéticas Para el Siglo XXI: Latin American, Caribbean and Trans-Atlantic Poetry Forum.
2 p.m. Remarks by Professors Jill Robbins, department chair of Spanish and Portuguese, and Luis Cárcamo-Huechante, faculty coordinator of Poéticas Para el Siglo XXI.
2:15-3:30 p.m. Poetry Reading (in Spanish and Spanglish)
Guest poets: Mara Pastor and Urayoán Noel
Presenters: Professor César Salgado and Lorna Torrado, graduate student.
3:45-5 p.m. Poetry Reading (in English)
Guest Poet: Willie Perdomo
Presenters: Professor Jossiana Arroyo and Silvia Lorenso, graduate student.
The event is Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS), Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, and Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.