Renato Rosaldo & Laura Spagnoli

Moonstone Poetry @ Brandywine Workshop

728 S. Broad Street – 215-735-9600

Wednesday May 14, 2014, 7pm

Renato Rosaldo & Laura Spagnoli

Presented by Moonstone, Many Mountains Moving & Apiary



Renato I. RosaldoRenato Rosaldo’s first book of poetry was the American Book Award winner for Prayer to Spider Woman/Rezo a la mujer araña (ICOCULT, Saltillo, MX, 2004). An internationally known cultural anthropologist, he started writing poetry in English and Spanish while recovering from a stroke in 1996. Diego Luna’s Insider Tips, won the Many Mountains Moving poetry book prize for 2009. He published The Day of Shelly’s Death with Duke University Press in 2014. Individual poems won the El Andar contest (2000) and the Many Mountains Moving contest (2005). He is currently a Professor of Cultural Anthropology at New York University and Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences Emeritus at Stanford University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the author of Culture and Truth and Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974.

LauraSpagnoliLaura Spagnoli is the author of My Dazzlement Days (Ixnay Press, 2012), and has published in Apiary, Jupiter 88, OnandOnScreen and Philadelphia Noir. She is an Associate Professor of French in the Dept. of French, German, Italian, and Slavic at Temple University.





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