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3/22 Cherrie Moraga at Macalester

Cherríe Moraga @ Macalester
Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker
March 22 :: 4:30 PM
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel



Cherríe Moraga
, a noted playwright, poet, and essayist whose plays and publications have received national attention, will provide the keynote address to culminate the events of Women's History Month. Moraga has published extensively as an essayist and poet. She is the author of "Loving in the War Years: Lo Que Nunca Paso Por Sus Labios" and "The Last Generation," and co-editor of "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color" (1986; 2002). She has edited numerous publications, including "Cuentos: Stories by Latinas" and "Third Woman: The Sexuality of Latinas." As a playwright, Moraga has developed many plays, including "Watsonville: Some Place Not Here" and "The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea." Currently, Moraga serves as the Artist-in-Residence in the Department of Drama and the Department of Spanish and Portugese at Stanford University. Among her courses are Latino thater & Literature, Intensive Playwrighting, and Creative Writing.