Ángel González was a member of the Spanish Royal Academy, the prestigious, official watchdog of the Spanish language, and won awards that included the Prince of Asturias Prize for Letters in 1985, the Reina Sofía Prize and the García Lorca International Prize, among others.
He accepted a teaching position at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in the 1970s and stayed there until retiring in 1993, Please join us for a roundtable in a memorable evening honoring Spanish poet Ángel González featuring personal testimonials of his life and work by friends and colleagues, a reading of his poems and pictures and poems exhibition.
After the roundtable, a tribute plaque will be unveiled at the Spanish Resource Center. A small cocktail will be served.
This event is part of Semana Cervantina (Cervantine Week) to commemorate the “International Day of the Book” and the “Day of the Spanish Language.”