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Edward James Olmos to speak at SU
Edward James Olmos to speak at SUSeptember 24, 2003Michele Barrettmibarret@syr.edu
Actor, producer and activist Edward James Olmos-star of “Selena” and “Stand and Deliver”-will speak Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. in the Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. He will present a lecture on “Americanos-La Vida Latina en Los Estados Unidos” with Lea Ybarra, executive director of the Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth at Johns Hopkins University.
“Americanos” (Brown and Company, 1999), is a bilingual textual and photographic representation of Latino life in the United States. Olmos and Ybarra will participate in a book signing after the lecture, sponsored by La L.U.C.H.A. with the Office of Multicultural Affairs and U. Encounter. Tickets are available from the Schine Box Office. For more information call 443-9676.