Borderlands, Spanglish & Afro-Dominicanness

Borderlands, Spanglish & Afro-Dominicanness: A Performance & Discussion

May 10, 2017 2:00 PM to May 10, 2017 4:00 PM at BSC Ursa Major A

Join us of for a performance and discussion on Borderlands, Spanglish & Afro-Dominicanness with Josefina Báez and Sharina Maillo-Pozo. 

2-3:00pm As Is É reading and performance by Josefina Báez

3-3:30pm Discussion and conversation with Josefina Báez & Sharina Maillo-Pozo

3:30-3:50pm Q & A

Josefina Báez is a Dominicanyork artist, performer, writer, educator, and director. She founded and is the current director of Ay Ombe Theatre and developed Performance Autology, a creative process based on the autobiography and wellness of the doer. Báez has several publications, including As Is É; Dominicanish; Comrade, Bliss ain´t playing; Dramaturgia I & II; Como la Una/Como Uma; Levente no. Yolayork- dominicanyork; De Levente; 4 textos para teatro performance; Canto de Plenitud; Latin In; and Why is my name Marysol? (a children's book).

Sharina Maillo-Pozo is Assistant Professor at SUNY New Paltz. Her research focuses on the cultural interchanges between the Dominican Republic and its Diaspora in New York, the Latinxs experience, Gender Studies & Borderland cultures.

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