Author Elsie Augustave will be speaking in Tucson

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Santa Rita Room, Student Union Tucson, AZ 85721

We are pleased to announce that Elsie Augustave will be on campus on February 19 at 5 pm.  Elsie Augustave is a Haitian Novelist and will be reading from and holding a discussion of her book, The Roving Tree.  The book and talk are in English.  A reception will follow. 

Elsie Augustave was born in Haiti and is a graduate of Middlebury College and Howard University with degrees in foreign language and literature. Her dedication to excellence in her field has been acknowledged through numerous international grants for continued studies allowing her to pursue her passion for
culture in Senegal and France as a Fulbright Scholar. Among her many accomplishments, Augustave choreographed Elima Ngando, a major production for the prestigious National Dance Theater of Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Augustave currently teaches French and Spanish at the renowned
Stuyvesant High School in New York City, and is also a consultant for the College Board.