Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Victor Villaseñor: Rooted in Family

University of Nevada Reno
Thursday, April 28, 6:30 PM
William Raggio Building, Room 2003

The UNR Latino Research Center and the Hilliard Endowment Fund present Victor Villaseñor with "Rooted in Family: a Lecture about Pride in Heritage, Education, and the Power of Personal Achievement."

Victor Villaseñor, a gifted and accomplished author and speaker, brings a fresh perspective to a number of universal themes: We are all one race. The human race. He will discuss pride in cultural heritage, the strength of family, world peace, the power of the written word, and dedication to education and personal achievement.

Villaseñor wrote the screenplay for The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, starring Edward James Olmos. HBO is now making a miniseries based on his trilogy Rain of Gold, Wild Steps of Heaven, and Thirteen Senses.

[image and text from the UNR Latino Research Center press release]

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