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Videos of Latino Latinx Author Speeches

Prior to the 1980’s, the sight of a Latinx author as a keynote or commencement speaker would have essentially been nonexistent.  Since then, the landscape has gotten a bit more diverse. It still mostly filled with celebrities and mainstream authors, Latinx authors are leaving their mark.  


Reyna Grande at Pasadena City College


Helena Viramontes Keynote at 2020 AWP


Juan Felipe Herrera at Santa Clara University Commencement


Jose B. Gonzalez at Three Rivers College Commencement


Junot Diaz Speech at University of Kansas


Sandra Cisneros Accepts the 2019 Pen/Nabokov Award


Rossy Evelyn Lima at a TEDXMcAllen