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Cuba con Amor: Creative Bridges through Literature and the Arts
  • Date: Thursday, February 21st, 20192019-02-21
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Location: Russell Miller Theatre (FAC 2nd floor)Russell Miller Theatre (FAC 2nd floor)

In this public presentation, Cuban-American cultural anthropologist and author Dr. Ruth Behar will describe her interdisciplinary interests on diversity, her passion for sharing and preserving cultural heritage, and her life-long work listening to and passing on the stories of other peoples. She will describe how she uses literature, such as her award-winning book "Lucky Broken Girl," and the arts to share her life experiences.

The presentation is followed by the opening reception for the gallery exhibit "Building Bridges through the Arts: I Spy Art Traveling Edition" in the FAC Main Gallery, accompanied by live Cuban music.

Contact: Dr. Miwon Choe (miwon.choe@wku.edu)

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