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La escritura creativa en la enseñanza del español a niños y jóvenes

Taller with Emma Romeu

This workshop will address how to introduce children and teenagers to creative writing in Spanish, working with the brief short-story genre. The topics covered in the book series Aventuras de Gregorio by Emma Romeu, which connects to subjects such as history, geography, art, natural sciences, and languages, will serve as inspiration for the workshop’s activities. These will involve the writing of brief short stories by the participants, some of which will be read aloud at the end of the workshop. To guide the creative process, materials on the book series will be made available, but other topics that arise during the practice may also be used. 

Emma Romeu is a Cuban author, environmental journalist, and poet, who emigrated at the end of the 20th century. She studied physical oceanography and geography before receiving a masters in the Spanish language. Her journalism has appeared in recognized international magazines, and her books have been published by various editors in Spain, Mexico, and the United States, among them the collections “Aventuras de Gregorio” and “Animals of America,” which is available in English and Spanish, and the volume Orejas de cielo y otros cuentos.

3 de diciembre, 2020 (15:30 - 17:00 Boston | 21:30 – 23:00 Madrid) 

Online via Zoom | RSVP with name and email address at: info-observatory@fas.harvard.edu

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