March 18, 2019 4:00 pm - March 18, 2019 6:00 pm
Europe and North America | United States of America | Rhode Island | 100 Ochre Point Ave. Newport
Poetry reading: Irma Alvarez Ccoscco
Location: McKillop Library first floor
Event Type: Public Event
Irma Alvarez Ccoscco, poet and Quechua language educator, will give a poetry reading and talk about the role of Quechua in the Spanish-speaking world. Primarily spoken in the Peruvian Andes and the highlands of South America, Quechua is the most widely spoken language family of indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an estimated 8-10 million speakers.