Monday, September 10, 2012

Latino Heritage Month at the Autry presents “Latinos in Lotusland”

Through the works of over 30 authors and spanning 60 years, Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature (Bilingual Press), brings to life the complex and diverse group of Latinos who inhabit Los Angeles. Join us for a panel discussion, moderated by the editor of the anthology, Daniel Olivas, and featuring contributing authors Sandra Ramos O’Briant, Estella Gonzalez, Lisa Alvarez, Melinda Palacio, and Michael Jaime-Becerra.

Following the panel discussion, hear about the new works of Melinda Palacio, Michael Jaime-Becerra, Sandra Ramos-O'Briant, and Daniel Olivas. Includes book signing and reception.

DATE: September 15, 2012

TIME: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

VENUE: The Autry in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027


ADMISSION: Museum Admission Rates Apply / Free for Autry Members

FURTHER  INFORMATION: Visit the event webpage

ABOUT THE AUTRY:  The Autry National Center is a history museum dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West. Located in Griffith Park, the Autry’s collection of over 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts, which includes the collection of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, is one of the largest and most significant in the United States. The Autry Institute includes two research libraries: the Braun Research Library and the Autry Library. Exhibitions, public programs, K–12 educational services, and publications are designed to examine the contemporary human condition through the lens of the historical Western experience and explore critical issues in society.

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