Humanities Event

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Friday, April 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Join us for a poetry reading and presentation by Martin Espada, a critically acclaimed poet and author. Espada has published almost twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist, and translator. He has dedicated much of his career to the pursuit of social justice, including fighting for Latino rights and reclaiming the historical record. His critically acclaimed collections of poetry have been finalists for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.The Jonathan Edwards Library will have copies of his books on reserve and for loan. This event is part of the Berkshire Immigrant Stories Project, a pilot program for a Public Humanities Center at BCC supported by Mass Humanities.
  • Koussevitzky Arts Center, Boland Theatre, Berkshire Community College 1350 West St
  • Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MA (Berkshire)
  • contact: 413-236-2103
  • email: laney@berkshirecc.edu
  • cost: Free and open to the public