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Sep 20 2022

Noche de Poetas: Burning Down Borders – Hariq Las Fronteras

September 20, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center

Join Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and the Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA) this Fall 2022 Semester for an

in-person OPEN MIC! 

Don’t miss out on the amazingly talented poets as they share their own poetic words on this month’s theme:

Recognize the existence of physical and non-physical borders


Guiding Questions:

What are societal/and or cultural borders that need to be burnt down?

What borders are present in your life, and how do you confront these challenges?

How do you envision a world without borders?


Leading the night will be our featured poet: Melissa Castro Almandina 

Melissa Castro Almandina is a poet, artist, performer and teaching artist from the Southwest Side of Chicago. She’s a resident artist at AMFM Gallery and an editor at Brown and Proud Press. Find her work in the Garland Court Review, Hooligan Magazine, South Side Weekly and numerous zines.


When: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Time:  6PM to 7:30PM

Where: In-person UIC SCE 302


Wearing masks is required. All audiences are welcome.

For access needs or questions, email or call 312-996-3095.


Date posted

Sep 6, 2022

Date updated

Sep 6, 2022