Blugold Welcome- Carlos Andrés Gómez (New Students Only) | WisCommunity

Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and equity and inclusion strategist from New York City. He is the author of Fractures, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Hijito, winner of the Broken River Prize and a #1 SPD bestseller, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, TV One's Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee's #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos' honors include the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, Foreword INDIES Gold Medal, and the International Book Award. A genre-transcending multi-hyphenate, he partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Carlos is a proud father of two.  This event is for New Students Only. Check with your RA for which time you should attend. Learn more at http://uwec.presence.io/event/blugold-welcome-carlos-andr-s-g-mez-new-st... (http://uwec.presence.io/event/blugold-welcome-carlos-andr-s-g-mez-new-st...)

Date

Aug 30 2021 - 4:00pm to 9:30pm
Schofield Auditorium