Espada reads poetry

By Paul Nasella
October 14, 2004

Meghan Fox

Martin Espada, an award-winning Puerto Rican-American, gave a poetry reading and book signing in the Widener Center lecture hall as a means of helping students understand the immigration issues that many professors are integrating into their courses this year.

Espada, who presented on the behalf of the Office of Student Activities, Academic Affairs, the English department, the Spanish department as well as the Academic-Intellectual Resource Exchange (AIRE), read selected poems from his seventh collection of poems entitled, “Alabanza: New and Selected Poems.”

After a quick introduction, Espada began the evening by taking those in attendance, “back to the island of Puerto Rico,” with his reading of, “En la calle San Sebasti

Paul Nasella

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