Author Reading: Alberto Ledesma: The Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Undocumented Vignettes from a Pre-American Life
Lecture | November 7 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 30 Stephens Hall
Alberto Ledesma, Graduate Diversity Director, Arts and Humanities Department
Co-sponsors: Ethnic Studies Library, Alianza, and Berkeley HEROES
Alberto Ledesma attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate and received his Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies there in 1996. He has held lecturer and administrative positions on campus, including including Director of Admissions at the School of Optometry, and Writing Program Coordinator at the Student Learning Center. His current position is as Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Arts and Humanities. Dr. Ledesma has published academic articles, poetry, and short stories in such venues as Con/Safos: A Chicana/o Literary Magazine, Gary Sotos Chicano Chapbook Series, and The Berkeley Poetry Review. His essays have also appeared in ColorLines, New American Media, and The Harvard Journal of Education. He is a past member of Sandra Cisneros's Macondo Writers Workshop and the Voices of Our Nations Artists Writers Workshop.