On a Journey: A Conversation with author Santiago Vaquero-Vásquez
Santiago Vaquero-Vásquez is an unrepentant border crosser, ex-dj, writer, painter, and academic. He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Hispanic Southwest Literatures and Cultures in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico with an academic focus on US Latino cultural expression and US/Mexico border cultures. Vaquero-Vásquez is the author of 3 collections of short stories and has been published in anthologies in Spain, Italy, Latin American and The United States. He has also presented at international conferences in countries including Norway, Peru and Colombia. Please join us for a literary conversation with Santiago Vaquero-Vásquez on Wednesday, October 14 at MLK Library (time and room TBD).
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Don Quixote
In honor of the 400th anniversary of the publication of the second part of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes and Dean of Humanities and the Arts Lisa Vollendorf's recently published book, the Department of World Languages along with The Humanities Honors Program, The Humanities Department and The English Department at SJSU will host an event on Tuesday, October 20 at MLK Library room 225 from 5-7pm. Join us for light refreshments and readings from the text. Welcome by Provost Andy Feinstein.