One of the most famous poets in Spain, Aurora Luque is the author of numerous works, including Camaradas de Ícaro, La siesta de Epicuro, Personal & político and Gavieras. Luque has been honored for her work with significant awards, including the Loewe Prize and the Generación del 27 Prize. Most recently, she won the 2022 Spanish National Poetry Prize for her book Un número finito de veranos (A Finite Number of Summers).
Luque will give a bilingual poetry reading on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Quantitative Reasoning Center, located in the Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College. The reading is free and open to the public.
In addition to the Le Moyne event, Luque will also present Conference: Safo y su Recepcion Moderna: Maria Rosa De Galvez on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. in the H.B. Crouse Hall Room 009 at Syracuse University.
Sponsored by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Lectures Committee and Hetterich Center for Global Engagement and Impact at Le Moyne College; the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics and Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures at Syracuse University; and the Central New York Humanities Corridor. For more information, email Dr. Josefa Álvarez at [email protected]
or Dr. Kathryn Everly at [email protected]