El Fuego from Óyeme Con Los Ojos photogravure

New Orleans, LA : Sunday, November 1, 2015

October 30, 2015

Words & Music Literary Festival


A 17th Century Nun’s Inspiration for Contemporary Artists

The Rev. William F. Maestri, Director, Bishop Perry Center, mission for the disadvantaged and cultural center for downtown New Orleans, and Rosemary James, Co-Founder Faulkner Society, will welcome guests and introduce speakers. The program will be in two parts, beginning with a discussion of her new book, A Stitch in Air, by author Lori Marie Carlson. The second part of the program will be devoted to her, to the life and literary accomplishments of: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. The discussion centering on Sor Juana will be led by Hortensia Calvo, Director of the Doris Stone Latin American Library at Tulane University and author of an erudite new book on Sor Juana and her mentor. Joining her will be internationally acclaimed art photographer Joséphine Sacabo. Free and open to the public, this is a benefit for the Bishop Perry Center and voluntary donations will be accepted at the event.

Old Ursulines Convent (Enter through St. Mary’s Church)
Sunday, November 1, 2015
3:00 p. m. — 5:00 p. m.
1100 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
For more information, visit: www.wordsandmusic.org