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COE Diversity Forum

March 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Award winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will visit WSU to discuss stories of immigration and teaching about immigration to elementary aged students. This event will include a book signing sponsored by The Bookie. Livestream is provided by WSU Global Campus.

The talk will be from 4:00-5:00 p.m. with a book signing and reception to follow from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Duncan Tonatiuh (toh-nah-tee-YOU) is the author-illustrator of The Princess and the Warrior, Funny Bones, Separate Is Never Equal, Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote, Diego Rivera: His World and Ours and Dear Primo. He is the illustrator of Esquivel! and Salsa. His books have received multiple accolades, among them the Pura Belpré Medal, the Sibert Medal, The Tomás Rivera Mexican-American Children’s Book Award, The Américas Award, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award and the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award.

Duncan Tonatiuh is both Mexican and American. He grew up in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City. His artwork is inspired by Pre-Columbian art, particularly that of the Mixtec codex. His aim is to create images and stories that honor the past, but that are relevant to people, specially children, nowadays.



March 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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