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History of Latino Children's Literature in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

MAK BLL110, Allendale Campus

Humanities, Literary Arts

A lecture will be given by Ruth Tobar, a Pura Belpre Award Selection Committee Member who was a publisher and executive director of Childrens Book Press, San Francisco, CA. Tobar moved from Puerto Rico as a young child and grew up in Grand Rapids, MI. She has a master's degree in education, administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University and a certificate in professional publishing from Stanford University.

This and additional Latin American Studies fall events are co-sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Department of Political Science, International House Student Club, Mexican Consulate in Detroit, LINC, Believe and Become and Celebration! Cinema.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information or special accommodations, contact: Area Studies at 616-331-8110, areastudies@gvsu.edu, or Zulema Moret at 616-331-2286, or moretz@gvsu.edu.