Celebrate Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía

The Parallel Literary Histories of San Francisco: Poetry in Times of Hope and Resistance
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Poet and author Alejandro Murguía gives his inaugural poet laureate address titled: The Parallel Literary Histories of San Francisco - Poetry in Times of Hope and Resistance. A poet, editor, translator, literary organizer and educator, Murguía is the 6th Poet Laureate of San Francisco.

1 p.m.  – Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library

Opening Ceremony: Jorge Molina, Shaman of the Mission

Native American Invocation: Dr. José Cuellar, Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University

Welcome: San Francisco City Librarian Luis Herrera

Introduction: Byron Spooner, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and Poet Roberto Vargas

Inaugural Address: Alejandro Murguía

2 p.m. Reception – Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, San Francisco Main Library

Entertainment by La Familia Pena Govea

A book sale by Readers bookstore follows his address.


Delicious Desserts: Alice Medrich speaks
星期二, 2015年10月13日, 3:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Koret 禮堂
Slavery: Ancient Greece and Rome vs. the American South
星期三, 2015年10月14日, 7:00 pm
Merced 分館, Merced 公眾範圍
Between His Walking Words/Entre Sus Palabras Andantes
星期日, 2015年10月18日, 3:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Latino/Hispanic 會議室 A 和 B