Contributor Update: Fernando Perez

A Song of Dismantling Book CoverToday we are excited to announce that past contributor Fernando Perez has an upcoming book. Fernando’s dynamic debut collection, A Song of Dismantling, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. The poetry collection explores how migration affects relationships between people of different generations and readers are invited by Fernando on the journey as his family story unfolds over time and distance.

Three poems by Fernando can be read in Issue 14 of Superstition Review.

Congratulation, Fernando!

#ArtLitPhx: Migration in Latin American Film

Migration in Latin American Film: Beyond Trauma, Sex, and Disastermigration-latin-american-film-beyond-trauma

ASU professor Lorena Cuya Gavilano will explore migratory displacements as cognitive journeys and new perspectives in the representation of migration in four Latin American countries.

Cuya Gavilano’s areas of interest include migration studies, Latin American visual arts, and Latin American cultural studies. She earned a doctorate in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Penn State University and served as a visiting assistant professor at Bucknell University and also taught courses in narrative, theater, rhetoric and composition at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Peru. She is assistant professor of Language and Cultures in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at ASU.

The event is free and open to the public. It takes place on Friday, September 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Cronkite Building, Room 122, Downtown Phoenix campus. This presentation is part of Hispanic Heritage Month events at ASU, Sept. 15- Oct. 15. For more information visit the ASU events page or the Facebook page.