Is a proud participant in
. . .
March 15 -
April 19, 2008
The Big Read
is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts,
designed to restore reading to the center of American
culture. In partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public
Library, the Cal State LA University Library hopes you
will participate in this community event by reading the
featured book, "Bless Me, Ultima" and joining our campus
activities surrounding this important literary work.
Author Rudolfo Anaya thanks the County of Los Angeles Public Library and the Cal State LA University Library for activities related to this novel (WMV format).
Listen to an excerpt from "Bless Me, Ultima"
- Thursday, April
10, 2008 7:00pm
Theatrical Adaptation of Bless Me, Ultima
Come and enjoy a theatrical adaptation of
Bless Me, Ultima adapted and directed by Prof.
Theresa Larkin with Alejandra Flores playing the
role of Ultima.
Location: Cal State LA Music Hall
Second Performance just
Saturday, April 12 7:00pm
- Wednesday, April
16, 2008 12:00-1:00pm
Bless Me, Ultima Discussion Group
Please join us for a book discussion group
hosted by the University Library.
Location: University Library ~ Conference Room
~ Library North, Level B, Room 530.
- Thursday, April 17, 2008
6:00pm Big Read finale
lecture by Dr. Robert Cantu
"Narrative Cycles in Rudolfo Anaya's novels, from
Bless Me, Ultima (1972) to The Curse of the
Cal State LA, King Lecture Hall 2 >
- Visit the
Big Read Calendar Page for a complete listing of
events in our community