Living Writers Series: Cherrie Moraga

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Living Writers Series: Cherrie Moraga

January 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

| Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206 | Free

The Creative Writing Program presents Cherrie Moraga in the Winter 2015 Living Writers Series.

Cherríe L. Moraga is playwright, poet, and essayist whose plays and publications have received national recognition and is a recipient of The American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Moraga has premiered and developed her work at theatres throughout San Francisco. Brava’s production of “Heroes and Saints” in 1992 received numerous awards for best original script, including the Drama-logue and Critic Circles Awards and the Pen West Award. Her most recent play, NEW FIRE—To Put Things Right Again, a collaboration with visual artist, Celia Herrera Rodríguez, had its world premiere at Brava Theater Center in San Francisco in January 2012.

Moraga has served as an Artist in Residence in the Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University and currently also shares a joint appointment with Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity. She teaches Creative Writing, Chicano/Latino and Indigenous Studies, and Playwriting.


 

Winter 2015 Living Writers Series:

January 15: Cherrie Moraga, poet/playwright

January 22: Veronica Reyes & Javier Huerta, poets

January 29: Korimar Press, Lorenzo Herrera Y Lozano (publisher) & Maya Chincilla (poet)

February 5: Rigoberto Gonzalez, poet

February 12: Luis Alfaro, performance artist/playwright

February 19: John Jota Leanos, filmmaker

February 26: Anita Hill, attorney

March 5: Maceo Montoya, fiction writer

March 12: student reading

 

The Living Writers Series is a free and public event held Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 pm in Humanities Lecture Hall 206. Click here for more information, or email ktyamash@ucsc.edu.

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Date:
January 15, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Cost:
Free
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Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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831.459.5655
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