Whittier College News Release

Whittier College
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA  90608-0634
Nov. 8, 2002                                                           
Reference: 02/03: 34                                                             
Contact:  Judy Browning  at (562) 907-4216

Acclaimed Chicana Writer to Speak at Whittier College 

WHAT:                        “A Chicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: A Dramatic Reading
and Conversation by Cherrie Moraga” 

WHEN:                        7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11 

WHERE:                      The Faculty Center at Whittier College

                             (Parking available at the corner of Earlham Dr. and Painter Ave.) 

COST:                         Free and open to the public. 

ADD:                      Cherrie Moraga is a poet, playwright and essayist, and co-editor of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color.  She is the author of several plays including Shadow of a Man and Watsonville: Some Place Not Here, which won the Fund for New American Plays Award in 1991 and 1995, respectively, and Heroes and Saints, which earned the Pen West Award for Drama in 1992. Her collected non-fiction writings include The Last Generation, Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood, and, a new expanded edition of the now classic, Loving in the War Years. Moraga has received the National Endowment for the Arts’ Theatre Playwrights’ Fellowship and is the Artist-in-Residence in the Departments of Drama,  Spanish and Portuguese at Stanford University.  She is presently working on a novel, combining elements of personal essay, dramatic literature and the oral tradition. 

INFORMATION:       For information, call Doreen O’Connor-Gomez, associate professor of Spanish and Hartley House Faculty Master, at (562) 907-4280.

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