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The Spanish, Latina/o and Latin American Studies Department invites you to an evening with Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro.

Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro is an activist-writer, the Director of AfroPuertoRican Studies at a creative writing institute, and the Founder and Chair of Ancestral Black Women. She has spoken at the United Nations about women, slavery, and creativity. Among her many awarded works, it is worth mentioning Negras (2013 National Short Story Prize from the PEN Club of Puerto Rico), Transcaribeñx (2017), Pelo Bueno (2018) and Afroalgoritmos (2023).

This event is cosponsored with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, McCulloch Center, and Community Based Learning.

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  • Maelyn Brade
  • Cara Lapenas

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