Irene Vilar


Irene Vilar was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Her memoir The Ladies’ Gallery was a Philadelphia Inquirer and Detroit Free Press “Notable Book of the Year” and a finalist for the 1999 Mind Book of the Year Award. Her latest memoir, Impossible Motherhood, has been published in Italy, France, and Germany and won the 2010 IPPY Gold Medal for Best Memoir/Autobiography and the 12th Latino Book 2nd Place Award for Best Women’s Issues. Both memoirs explore generational and national trauma.

(Sessions 11, 17, 19)

Date Event Venue Time
SAT, September 24th,2016 11. Democracy and the Game of Thrones SKYSCAPES 2:45pm-3:45pm
SAT, September 24th,2016 17. African-American and Latino Voices STEPS 4pm-5pm
SAT, September 24th,2016 19. Rangers and Rogues, Bison and Bears: 100 Years of The National Parks CANYON THEATER 5:15pm-6:15pm

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