Mario Escobar


On November 8, 2018, while snow was falling through the cold night air, Mario Escobar gave a reading of some of his poetic works intermingled with some backstory on what drove him to write. He delivered his lecture in the Ferrell Academic Center at Benedictine College. Read more.

Daniel Castro


By George Maldonado

East Los Angeles College Sociology Professor, Dr. Daniel A. Castro’s “Dear Chavela” reading discussed his thoughts about social, political and educational issues... Read more.

Cacayo Ballesteros


In his final reading as the Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, Ballesteros will read work he has completed during his tenure including both published and unpublished poetry, translation, and storytelling/oral history, including a collaborative poetry/film project. Read more. 

Dr. Karina Oliva


April 6, 2018 - Co-authors Ester E. Hernández and Karina Oliva Alvarado will visit CSUCI on Monday, April 9 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at El Dorado Hall to give a presentation on their book, "U.S. Central Americans: Reconstructing Memories, Struggles, and Communities of... Read more.