Join CUAB for an Evening with Junot Díaz, the keynote event of Hispanic Heritage Month at UNC-Chapel Hill.
An Evening with Junot Dí az
Saturday, October 4
Tickets are $3 with a valid OneCard and $8 for the general public, available through the Memorial Hall Box Office. The event will include a book reading, a Q&A session, and commentary. There will be a book signing at the Campus Y after the event.
Pulitzer Prize winner Díaz has written many critically acclaimed books including The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and New York Times bestseller, This Is How You Lose Her. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey, Diaz is seen as one of the most acclaimed Latino writers of his generation. Not only is Diaz a writer but an activist. Currently Diaz is the chair of the DREAM project (Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring) and is co-founder of Voices of our Nation Arts Foundation whose mission is to develop emerging writers of color.
This keynote event is hosted by the Carolina Union Activities Board in partnership with the Carolina Latina/o Collaborative, The Campus Y, and the Latina/o Studies Department.