Annual Peter Burton Hanson Lecture: Marjorie Agosín on “Poetry as a Path for Activism and Human Rights”

April 3, 2014 at 4:30-6:00 PM
Location: 310R Renaissance Park
Contact: Department of English, 617-373-4540

Marjorie Agosín

Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies; Professor of Spanish, Wellesley College

Poet, human rights activist, scholar of Jewish literature and of Latin American women’s literature. Author of Of Earth and Sea: A Chilean Memoir (2008); Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love: The Arpillera Movement in Chile (2007); At the Threshold of Memory: New and Selected Poems (2003), and other works.

“Poetry as a Path for Activism and Human Rights”