Espada, Martín, 1957-

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Espada was born in 1957 in Brooklyn, New York. He received his B.A. degree in history from the University of Wisconsin (1981) and a J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law (1985). He is currently Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he teaches courses in Latino poetry, creative writing, multiculturalism and literature in translation. Espada has written extensively in English on the plight of Hispanics in the United States and is an outspoken advocate for social justice in Spanish-speaking countries.

From the description of Espada papers, 1957-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 53378379

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creatorOf Espada, Martín, 1957-. Espada papers, 1957-2003. Amherst College. Library
referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Videotape collection of June Jordan [videorecording]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Soto Vélez, Clemente, 1905-1993. Papers, 1924-1996. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Martin Espada Papers, 1957-2006 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Soto Vélez, Clemente 1905-1993. Papers, 1924-1996. Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos
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associatedWith Jordan, June, 1936-2002. person
associatedWith Soto Vélez, Clemente, 1905-1993. person
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American literature--Hispanic American authors


Birth 1957




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