Gulf Coast Reading with Roberto Tejada

November 18, 2022 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Free Event

About

Roberto Tejada is the author of poetry collections Why the Assembly Disbanded (2022), Full Foreground (2012), Exposition Park (2010), and Mirrors for Gold (2006), as well as Still Nowhere in an Empty Vastness (essays, 2019), a Latinx poetics on colonial settlement and cultural counter-conquest in art and literature of the Americas. His many art and media histories include the books National Camera: Photography and Mexico’s Image Environment (2009) and Celia Alvarez Muñoz (2009), as well as catalog essays in Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980 (Hammer Museum, 2011) and Allora & Calzadilla: Specters of Noon (The Menil Collection, 2021). He is the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor at the University of Houston.

Bilingual Spanish-English reading featuring lectures and creative work in and between Spanish and English with featured readers including Roberto Tejada, José Peña Loyola, Valentina Jager, Nicholas Rattner, and Vanessa Beatriz Golenia.

Series

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts presents readings from University of Houston Creative Writing Program graduate students and contributors to its pages. The monthly Gulf Coast Reading Series supports the journal’s mission to spotlight the work of both esteemed and emerging writers with voices as diverse as the Gulf itself.

November 2022

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