May 8, 2008 – Jorge Cocom Pech: “Literature Indigena, sin una Poetica?”

Thursday, May 8 / 10 AM / Cervantes and Velasquez Conference Room D (above the Bay Tree Bookstore)

Jorge Cocom Pech is a poet from the Maya Peninsula in Mexico. He is the former president of Escritores en Lenguas Indigenas (ELIAC). Cocom Pech’s poetry has appeared in various national and international magazines. He has received several awards for his poetry. He is the author of Mukul tan/Los Cuentos del abuelo.

For more information contact Renya Ramirez, renya@ucsc.edu.

Sponsored by the Indigenous Studies Research Cluster