Past Event

ArteSana: Celebrating the Life and Work of Josefina Baez

October 5, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Buell Hall, Maison Française: 515 W. 116th St.

We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the upcoming conversation and celebration of the Josefina Baez Papers as part of the Latino Arts and Activisms Collection at Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The discussion will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the Maison Française from 6:00 to 7:30.    

This exciting event is designed to mark the acquisition at Columbia and promote a greater understanding of the importance and vibrancy of the work of writer, theater, and performer Josefina Baez. The event will be sponsored by Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Office of the Provost as part of our Climate of Inclusiveness Initiative and open to the public.

The event includes a conversation with scholars about Baez's work:

Prof. Emilia María Durán Almarza
Associate Professor
Department of English Philology
University of Oviedo

Prof. Lorgia García Peña
Effron Center for the Study of America
Department of African American Studies
Princeton University

Prof. Inmaculada Lara Bonilla
Associate Professor
Modern Languages, Humanities Department
Hostos Community College

Prof. Sharina Maillo-Pozo
Assistant Professor
Department of Romance Languages
University of Georgia

Josefina Baez will also offer a reading and engage the speakers and audience in a Q&A.

Event Contact Information:
Marianna Pecoraro
[email protected]