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4/28/2003 El Salvador artist to speak

McMINNVILLE -- Martivón Galindo, an artist and writer in exile from war-torn El Salvador, will speak on "The Poetics of Belonging: Three Bay Area American Artists" Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.

On Friday, May 9, she will present a public bilingual reading in the Northwest Alcove of Dillin Hall.

Galindo settled in the San Francisco-Bay Area in the early 1980s where she has been very active in the Latino cultural scene. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in Hispanic studies and is currently teaching creative writing, Latin American literature, history and culture at Holy Names College in Oakland, Calif.

The program is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Linfield Departments of Modern Languages, Sociology and Anthropology, and Art and the Latin American Studies Group. For more information, contact Sonia Ticas at