Welcoming Guest Lecturers From Around the World

The Jane M.G. Foster Distinguished Lecture Series at Shawnee State brings world renowned authors, leaders and experts in a variety of academic fields to campus each year. The series is made possible through a fund established by Jane M.G. Foster, one of only two women to graduate Cornell University in 1918.

Upcoming Events:

picture of Oswaldo Estrada

Endemic Violence and Trans/National Identity Crisis in Daniel Alarcón’s City of Clowns

Dr. Oswaldo Estrada

Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Director, Faculty Fellow Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A Zoom Lecture
Wednesday, April 13
3:30 pm
Morris University Center, Room 215

Dr. Oswaldo Estrada’s presentation will discuss various issues related to migration, racial discrimination and social marginalization in Daniel Alarcón’s City of Clowns. This transnational text has traveled a long way since it was first conceived as a short story in an Iowa City farmhouse in 2002.

This event is sponsored by the SSU Development Foundation.

The community is invited to attend this lecture, which is free of charge.

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