Intimate Resistance: Migration, Memoir, and Queer Latinidad

Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 4:30pm

1-190 33 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139

Read the book and join the conversation!  Join us for an evening with Daisy Hernández, the author of MIT Reads' fall selection.

Daisy Hernández is the author of the award-winning memoir A Cup of Water Under My Bed, coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism, and the former editor of ColorLines magazine. She has reported for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Slate, and she has written for NPR's All Things Considered and CodeSwitch. Her essays and fiction have appeared in Aster(ix), Bellingham Review, Brevity, Dogwood, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Juked, and Rumpus among other journals. A contributing editor for the Buddhist magazine Tricycle, Daisy is an Assistant Professor in the Creative Writing Program at Miami University in Ohio.

Event Details: 

Book signing, 4:30pm. (Books will be available for sale at this time)

Author talk and Q&A, 5:30pm.

This event is sponsored by the MIT Libraries, Hermanas Unidas, Title IX & Bias Response, the Sloan School of Management, Office of Multicultural Programs, LBGTQ+ Services, Women’s and Gender Studies, Literature, CMS/W, Global Languages, and the Institute Community and Equity Office.

Your participation is important to us: the Libraries will be providing CART Services for this event (available on a monitor in the event room or via mobile device), but please let us know by October 24th if you require any other accomodations to join us.

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