May 12, 2022

UHD: Cultural Enrichment Center and English Department Host Bilingual Poetry Reading on October 29

28 October 2021

The Cultural Enrichment Center and English Department at the University of Houston-Downtown will host “Lyric in Translation”, a bilingual reading and Q&A with poet Sergio Perez Torres and translator Stalina Villarreal in a virtual format at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 29.

Reading will be moderated by Marisa Russo, director and co-founder of Nueva York Poetry Press, with a performance by UHD alumnus Chris Flakus.

Registration is required for this event.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), Houston’s second-largest university, has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four separate public universities in the University of Houston system, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university headed by President Loren J. Blanchard. Each year, UHD trains more than 15,000 students; has over 60,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s programs, nine master’s programs and 16 fully online programs at five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College) .

UHD has the most affordable tuition fees among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The university is nationally noted as an Institution serving Hispanics, an institution serving minorities, and a military-friendly school. To learn more about the University of Houston-Downtown, visit

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