Dr. Quince Duncan is Costa Rica's most important living Afro-Caribbean literary figure, renowned throughout Central America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Duncan's more than 30 books include essays, short stories, recompilations of oral narratives, and other texts, in both English and Spanish.
His most recent English novel, A Message to Rosa, highlights the life of Rosa Parks. Dr. Duncan is currently a special adviser to the president of Costa Rica on Afro-descendant affairs.
This lecture is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow.
Sponsored by the Trinity College History Department, Language and Cultural Studies, Urban Studies, Human Rights, Office of Multicultural Affairs, International Studies, American Studies, Center for Urban and Global Studies, and the English Department.