Valeria Luiselli will be presenting the 2022 Hatfield Lecture, “Migration Stories,” on March 31 at 7:00 p.m. in Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, room 104. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Development, the English Department and the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

This lecture will be recorded. If you are unable to attend in person and would like access to the recording, please register at this link.

Valeria Luiselli was born Mexico City in 1983 and grew up in South Africa. The author of Sidewalks; Faces in the Crowd; The Story of My Teeth; Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions and Lost Children Archive, her work has been translated in more than 20 languages and has appeared in publications including the New York Times, The New Yorker, Granta, and McSweeney’s. She is a Writer in Residence at Bard College and lives in New York City. Luiselli has been the recipient a number of awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Fiction (The Story of My Teeth); the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction (Lost Children Archive); the National Book Foundation’s “5 under 35” award; a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

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