A Reading & Conversation with Mexican Poet Natalia Toledo

5:00 pm on Friday, October 26, 2018
6:30 pm on Friday, October 26, 2018
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Amrien
Join us for a reading & conversation with Natalia Toledo. Toledo, born in Juchitán, Mexico, was the first woman to write and publish in the indigenous language of Zapotec. She has published four volumes of poetry in bilingual form (Isthmus Zapotec and Spanish). Her poetry has been translated into English, French, German, Vietnamese, and Italian. In 2004 she received the Premio Nacional de Literatura Nezahualcoyotl for her book of poetry, Guie’ yaase’/Olivo negro. Sponsors: BU Arts Initiative, BU Center for Latin American Studies, BU Center for the Humanities, Associate Dean for the Humanities Faculty, Voces Hispánicas, Department of Romance Studies