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Performance by Carlos Andrés Gómez

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:30pm

132 Goldwin Smith Hall, HEC Auditorium

Carlos Andrés Gómez, award-winning poet, actor, speaker, and writer from New York City will be doing a public performance on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos has lectured and performed at more than 500 colleges and universities, facilitated countless workshops, and delivered numerous keynotes and commencement addresses. He continues to tour the globe.

He is the author of the coming-of-age memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhoodreleased by Penguin Random House. Named 2016 Best Diversity Artist by Campus Activities Magazine and Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards, Carlos costarred in Spike Lee’s #1 movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, and Clive Owen. He appeared in the sixth season of HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry and in the third season of TV One’s Verses and Flow.

Sponsored by Latina/o Studies Program with support provided by Society for the Humanities, Performing and Media Arts, American Studies, Romance Studies, History of Art & Visual Studies, Department of Comparative Literature.

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Jameen Kaur

Jameen Kaur left a positive review 11/2/2017

Amazing performance by Carlos Andres Gomex. He's an enlightening, brilliantly bright and inspiring. performance-poet. Huge thanks to the organisers for orgaising this event too!