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Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Presents the President's Lecture

  • Date
    Thu, Dec 06

    Time
    5:30 PM — 6:30 PM

    Address
    Shepard Hall
    160 Convent Avenue

    Location
    Shepard Hall, Great Hall

    p: 212.650.7125

    Admission
    Free

  • Event Details

    Pulitzer prize-winning author and CCNY alumnus, Oscar Hijuelos, presents "Coming Home to City College."

    Oscar Hijuelos is the first Latino to have ever been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction, which he won in 1990 for The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. He is also a recipient of the Rome Prize and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, among others. His eight novels have been translated into over twenty-five languages. Hijuelos was born in New York City and spent a very small part of his early years in Cuba. He currently spends part of the year in Durham, North Carolina, where he teaches at Duke University. Reception to follow lecture.

    RSVP:  (212) 650-6145 or events@ccny.cuny.edu.
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