Cultural Crossings

Speaker Series Schedule

Cultural Crossings Presents
Junot Díaz
In Conversation with Junot Díaz
Friday October 11, 2013
Main Classroom Auditorium
5:00-6:30 pm
Open to the General Public

Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Drown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist. He is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, and PEN/O. Henry Award. A graduate of Rutgers College, Díaz is currently the fiction editor at Boston Review and the Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Cultural Crossings
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave., RT 1822
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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Rhodes Tower 1822
1860 E. 22nd Street
Phone: 216.687.4645
Fax: 216.687.4650
Dr. Antonio Medina-Rivera
Department of Modern Languages
Phone: 216.523.7168
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