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Oriel María Siu

Oriel María Siu

Oriel María Siu

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Rebeldita la Alegre. In this series, Dr. Siu centralizes the power of children vis-a-vis destructive ogre-forces in society. Family separation, migration, and deportations are just some of the issues Rebeldita challenges through her intelligence, laughter, and empowered sense of self and community. Read more. 

Mario Escobar

Oriel María Siu

Oriel María Siu

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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

Oriel María Siu

Cacayo Ballesteros

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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

Cacayo Ballesteros

Cacayo Ballesteros

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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Professor of the Arts, Ballesteros will read work he has completed during his tenure including both published and unpublished poetry, translation, and storytelling/oral history, including a collaborative poetry/film project.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

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Dr. Karina Oliva

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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.