Gustavo Perez Firmat, Poet, Comes to Campus as Part of Latinx Heritage Month

Through the efforts and connections of Dan Figueredo, adjunct professor in the English department and in collaboration with the Latino Studies Program and the College of Arts & Sciences, Gustavo Perez Firmat, Ph.D., the David Feinson professor of the humanities at Columbia University and renowned poet, spoke on campus last week as part of Latinx Heritage Month. Alex Trillo, Ph.D., director of the Latino studies program introduced Dr. Firmat, whose official talk was titled “Life on the Hyphen: Poetry and Discussion about Latinidad.” Learn more about Dr. Firmat here.