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Dr. Janette Becerra will speak on “Writing from The Pearl of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico’s Literature as a Floating Frontier.” The talk will be Monday, April 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge (3501), MHRA Building.

Becerra is a Puerto Rican writer who has received several international awards. She is a poet, a short story writer, playwright, and professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey. Her latest book “Doce versiones de soledad” is a collection of short stories that cover a wide range of topics from women’s issues to immigration, among others.

The talk is sponsored by Global Village, International Programs Center, and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. For more information contact Dr. Carmen T. Sotomayor @ctsotoma@uncg.edu

 
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