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Literature to Heal the Soul in Uncertain Times: Afrofeminism, Lesbian Resistance and Poetry

  • California State University San Marcos, USU Ballroom 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos, CA, 92078 United States (map)

Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro and Zulma Oliveras Vega will present their experiences in a dual lecture presentation on women’s rights, race, LGBTQ struggles for equality, and race in Latinx Literature and how literature can help us heal in these uncertain times. All these issues are considered in the context of Puerto Rico, a Spanish-speaking unincorporated territory of the United States. By providing a first-person perspective on the issues above, the audience will learn about the experiences of two Latina leaders who are continuously engaged in the front lines demanding equity for all.

Earlier Event: January 24
PFLAG Meeting
Later Event: February 14