April 3, 2009
Written by Kelly Kleinsteuber
Ana Castillo is a celebrated poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist.
Texas Tech University hosts author Ana Castillo at 7 p.m. April 9 in Room 001 of the English Building.
Castillo will host a lecture and reading that will discuss her work as a poet, novelist, essayist, editor and translator as part of the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series offered by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The Mexican-American author’s work centers on Chicana feminism and themes including identity, racism and classism. Castillo’s work spans many genres and appears in anthologies around the world.
“The Presidential Lecture & Performance Series is pleased to partner with the Comparative Literature Symposium to bring this fine Chicana author, Ana Castillo, to the Texas Tech community,” said Jo Moore, administrator for the series.
This event is free and open to the public with a reception and book signing to follow. Reservations are requested at (806) 742-0706 ext. 401.
The Presidential Lecture & Performance Series was created to enrich the lives of Texas Tech University students and the Lubbock community.
The series brings leading scholars and artists together with Texas Tech's distinguished faculty, students and staff to exchange expertise, research, and talents