Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrating
National Hispanic Heritage Month
B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library
EXHIBIT
October 1st – November 7th, 2008
Main Lobby of Library
Latin American Women Writers and Poets:
Celebrating the life and works of: Claribel Alegria, Isabel Allende, Julia Alvarez, Aurora Arias,
Gioconda Belli, Julia de Burgos, Rosario Castellano, Sandra Cisneros, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz,
Clara Lair, Nicholasa Mohr, Nancy Morejon ,Loida Maritza Perez, Salome Urena
and Dolores Veintimilla
Latin Americans in Government:
Celebrating Famous Firsts in Government: Romana Acosta Banuelos, Denis Chavez, Henry
Cisneros, Alberto Gonzalez, Antonia Coello Novello, Romualdo Pacheco, Federico Pena
and William B. Richardson
GUEST LECTURE
“Latin American Women Poets”
Guest Presenter: Dr. Jorge Rosario-Velez, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages,
C.W. Post Campus
Place: Hutchins Gallery of the Library, Lower Level
Date: October 22, 2008
Time: 1:00 -2:00 pm
About the National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15)
During this month, America celebrates the culture and traditions of United States residents who trace their roots to
Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish speaking countries of the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
This program is sponsored by the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library and the Foreign Languages Department of
C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University.
For further information, contact Manju Prasad-Rao at 516-299-2868 or Rosemary Burgos-Mira at 516-299-3526
B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University, Brookville, N.Y. 11548