Indigenous Poetry in Contemporary Mexico

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:00 to 14:00
Reading: Indigenous Poetry in Contemporary Mexico; Voices, Translations and Cultures
Hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, several contemporary poets from Mexico, including the renowned Mazatec poet and Director of the Mexican Institute of Indigenous Languages (INALI), Juan Gregorio Regino, and prominent Zapotec poet Irma Pineda Santiago will read from their work written in indigenous languages (including their own Spanish and English translations). These new voices are re-defining the literary landscape of Latin America today.