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Where Do I Come From (And Does It Matter)?

A presentation by literary author Anika Fajardo

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at UWL

Join us as we welcome Anika Fajardo to the UWL campus on Wednesday, September 20 for a presentation entitled "Where Do I Come From (And Does It Matter)?"

Anika Fajardo was born in Colombia and raised in Minnesota. She is the author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family, as well as several books for middle-grade readers including What If a Fish, which won a Minnesota Book Award, and Meet Me Halfway. She lives with her family in Minneapolis, where she teaches at Augsburg University’s MFA program.

Hispanic Heritage Month at UWL 2023 is organized by the Institute for Latin American and Latino Studies (ILLAS) and the Department of Global Cultures & Languages. This event is made possible with the support of the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CASSH). For more information, or special accommodations, please contact Dr. Omar Granados at

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Past occurrences (1)

  • 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023


Student Union Theatre, 120 Student Union

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For questions about this event or to request disability accommodations , contact Omar Granados at 608.785.5243 or


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