Wednesday, March 25, 2009

THURS, APRIL 16, 2009
11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
Main Theater

Ruby Veridiano-Ching is a poet, arts educator, VJ/television host, performing
artist, and former touring (and sole female) member of the acclaimed spoken word collective iLL-Literacy. She has performed on MTV and in venues throughout the United States and Europe, worked with Jive Records in NYC, and she has been
featured in numerous festivals, including Hip-Hop Theater Festival Bay Area and the National Asian American Theatre Festival of NYC. She graduated with a B.A. in Sociology of World Development and Communications from UC Davis and also completed studies at the Universita per Stranieri in Siena, Italy. Born in Manila and raised in Sacramento, she currently resides in Oakland, California.

Free & open to the public. Classes welcome. Ruby will sign copies of her book, Miss Universe, after the poetry performance. This event is sponsored by the Asian American Studies Department and the Humanities Division Foundation. For questions or advance seating arrangements, 559-442-4600, ext. 8105.

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