Monday, October 29, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7, 7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts and Humanities Building Theatre
Junot Diaz, Creative Writing Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Reading and Discussion of This is How You Lose Her
Co-sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Department of English, the Department of Psychology, the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. program, the Division of Student Affairs, the Dresher Center for the Humanities, Office of Institutional Advancement, the Provost’s Diversity Initiative, and UMBC’s Latino Hispanic Faculty Association
Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize winning fiction writer and Creative Writing Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will read from and discuss his new collection of short stories, This is How You Lose Her.
Díaz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and is the author of Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.
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