Northwestern University

Feb
8
Thu 6:00 PM

A Performance by the L.A. Born Salvadorena Poet: Yesika Salgado

When: Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, 107, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Contact: Carlos Octavio Ballinas   847.467.3980

Group: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

M.E.C.H.A de Northwestern, Beta Psi chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated, & the Latina and Latino Studies of Northwestern University proudly present a Performance by the Salvadorena Poet, Yesika Salgado.

Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city and her brown body. She has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. She is a member of the 2014, 2016 and 2017 Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team. Her work has been featured in Latina Magazine, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, TEDx and many other digital platforms. Yesika is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire and an internationally recognized body positivity activist.

Location: Harris Hall, Room 107

Free and Open to the Public

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