Rey Andújar: Exploring Dominican Poetry

Poet, scholar, and Chicago performance artist Rey Andújar will discuss Dominican poetry and modern Caribbean culture.

“Rey Andújar’s work challenges the monotony of our surroundings.”

Back copy of Andújar’s Saturnalia

As part of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences faculty member Jesus Macarena-Avila’s Caribbean Art, Literature and Music course, Chicago performance artist, poet, and scholar Rey Andújar, PhD, will partake in an informal conversation on Dominican poetry and modern Caribbean culture April 25, where he will read from his book Saturnalia.

Andújar hails from the Dominican Republic and received a PhD from Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. The playwright of Aduijón Theater’s Adverses, his work can also be found in Contratiempo and TriQuarterly.

There will be a Q&A session and book signing following the presentation, which is free and open to the public.

Rey Andújar: Exploring Dominican Poetry
Wednesday, April 25
7-9 p.m.
624 S. Michigan Ave.
Library, 3rd Floor North Reading Room