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Speak Story Series to present Carolina Quiroga-Stultz May 14

ISSUED: 15 April 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Speak Story Series, part of Shepherd University’s Appalachian Studies Program, presents Carolina Quiroga-Stultz on Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Quiroga-Stultz will present “Muertos: The Souls of the Dead,” Latin American tales inherited from Catholicism and Native American traditions related to El Dia de Los Muertos. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for Speak season ticket holders; and free to full-time Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences. Mature youth allowed at their guardian’s discretion.

Quiroga-Stultz’s large repertoire of bilingual stories explores Native and Afro-Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends, and mysteries ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia. She is recipient of the 2016 National Storytelling Network J. J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Grant.

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