Cherrie Moraga: Chicana essayist, poet, and playwright

Public Talk & Reading by
Cherríe Moraga: “A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings 2000 – 2010”
October 15, 2012
4:30pm, Carpenter 13
Discussion, book signing, and reception to follow
**Interested in having dinner with seminal playwright, poet, and essayist Cherríe Moraga? 
Dinner hosted by the Center for Women and Gender
When: Monday, October 15th at 6:30 pm
Where: Collis 101
How: RSVP to dinner NOW at: 
**Interested in attending a lunchtime seminar with Cherríe Moraga?
Seminar and lunch hosted by WGST
When: Tuesday, October 16th at noon
Where: Faculty Lounge, Hopkins Center
How: Sign up now!  Email to RSVP. Space is limited — readings for the seminar will be provided with your confirmation later this week.
Cherríe Moraga is a leading U.S. Latina writer, feminist philosopher, queer thinker, Chicana activitst, and U.S. playwright. Her work has helped changed the shape of Latina/o Studies, Women’s Studies, and the American theater-among a host of other fields in the Humanities.
Ms. Moraga is co-editor of the watershed volume This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color (with the late Gloria Anzaldúa). Her other publications include: the now classic, Loving in the War Years; The Last Generation; Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood; and, three volumes of award-winning plays. Her extensive body of writing and plays has received the Pen West Award for Drama, the American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Scholar Award, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Master Artist Award, the David R. Kessler Award (for LGBTQ Studies) from The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY, and a United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship in Literature.
For more than fifteen years, Ms. Moraga has served as Artist-in-Residence in the Department of Drama and the Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity program at Stanford University.
This lecture and artist’s visit is organized by the Department of Theater in collaboration with the Women & Gender Studies Program and is generously supported by the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost as part of Dartmouth’s Year of the Arts initiative, in collaboration with the Dean of the Faculty. Ms. Moraga’s visit is also co-sponsored and made possible with funding from: The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, The Women & Gender Studies Program, Center for Women and Gender, Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies, The Office of the Dean of Humanities, The Department of Theater’s VOICES Program, The Comparative Literature Program, The Native American Studies Program, The Department of English, and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College.

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