Literature through History: Let's Learn About Aztec Poetry
Date and TimeWednesday, May 7, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
- Mary Idema Pew Library » Multipurpose Room
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.
Please direct any questions to: Prof. Natalia Gómez: email@example.com