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Literature through History: Let's Learn About Aztec Poetry

Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Location:

  • Mary Idema Pew Library » Multipurpose Room

Description:

Literature through History:  Let’s learn about Aztec Poetry. (Presentation-Workshop in Spanish)

María García Esperón (Mexico City, 1964) is a Mexican author of Children and Young Adult Literature. She has won several prizes for her work:  El Barco de Vapor 2004 (El disco del tiempo), Premio Hispanoamericano de poesía para niños 2005 (Trigres de la otra noche), Premio Latinoamericano de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil Norma Fundalectura 2007 (Querida Alejandra). She is fond of History and tries to transmit her enthusiasm to young readers through her books.  Her most recent novels are:  Mi abuelo Moctezuma (2009), Copo de Algodón (2010), El anillo de César (2012) and Soma:  La tumba de Alejandro(2014).  She has published in Mexico, Spain and Colombia and she is currently living in Mexico City.  María believes that we need to create a strong dialogue between cultures and dreams, so we can build a better present and future for our young generations.

Workshop-Presentation sponsored by: Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, Modern Languages and Literatures Department, Multicultural Office, Latin American Studies. 

 

 

 

 

 


Contact:

Please direct any questions to: Prof. Natalia Gómez:  gomezn@gvsu.edu


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