Our new project, "I Come From Here: Protraying Place, Community and History" focuses on place-based writing and aims to inspire members of Guam's community to think deeply and creatively about their own complex connections to Guam, Micronesia and the larger Asia-Pacific region in relation to history, community and identity, as well as notions of "home."
Visiting writer Inara Verzemnieks will read from her work at a special "Evening with the Author" event on Friday, February 15 at the Hyatt Regency Guam. This paid event includes a cocktail reception, with proceeds benefitting Humanities Guåhan's public programs.
Visiting writer Inara Verzemnieks will give a Presidential Lecture at the University of Guam on Tuesday, February 12 entitled, "The Many Words for Home: Writing to Capture the Complexities of Place, Identity and Family." This event is free and open to the public.