Middlesex Humanities Center



Friday April  21, 2017 5:00 pm- 7:30 pm F. Bradford Morse Federal Building, Assembly Room


A Reception and Celebration of the Life and Work of Rhina P. Espaillat

Music provided by members of La Guagua student reading group


Saturday April 22, 2017 8:30 am – 4:30 pm F. Bradford Morse Federal Building, Assembly Room


La Guagua Community Poetry Festival
Voices and Translations


8:30 - 9:00

Coffee and Check-in  

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome - Humanities Center Director David M. Kalivas, and Assistant Professor of English Willy Ramirez

9:15 - 10:00

Keynote - Harvard Scholar-at-Risk Jorge Olivera Castillo

10:15 - 11:15

Poetry Panel - Session 1

11:30 - 12:30

Poetry Panel - Session 2

12:30 - 1:15

Lunch - Carole A. Cowan Center Lower Cafe

1:30 - 2:20

Poetry Panel - Session 3

2:30 - 3:20

Poetry Panel - Session 4

3:30 - 4:30

Musical Program with Writer, Visual Artist and Musician Mong-Lan
Closing Remarks

Last Modified: 4/24/17