Brooklyn College’s We Stand Against Hate event series presents Cherríe Moraga on her memoir Native Country of the Heart, in conversation with Modern Languages and Literatures Professor Vanessa Pérez Rosario.


Cherríe Moraga is an internationally recognized poet, playwright, essayist, and memoirist. She was the co-editor (with Gloria Anzaldúa) of the avant-garde feminist anthology This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. As a political and literary essayist, she has published several collections of writings, including: A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness; Loving in The War Years: Lo que nunca pasó por sus labiosThe Last Generation; and Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood. Moraga is the recipient of the United States Artist Rockefeller Fellowship for Literature, the American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Lambda Foundation’s “Pioneer” award, among others.


Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library


Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11 a.m.