Events

Ahead of the Game with Arts & Letters: "Of Abandonment and a Storm’s Wake: Puerto Rico, Collective Memory, and Speculating Futures"

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall within O'Neill Hall

A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a home game Friday. Visit Ahead of the Game for a complete listing.

Xavier Navarro Aquino
Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing

Xavier Navarro Aquino’s celebrated 2022 novel Velorio addresses Hurricane Maria’s impact on a compelling cast of characters in Puerto Rico. Join the author as he draws from that work to discuss colonialism, migration, and the power of memory and storytelling in shaping our personal and collective futures.

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets required.