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Jun 25, 2019

In this week’s episode of Literatura Oral, Americo Mendoza Mori, professor of Quechua and Spanish at the University of Pennsylvania, talks with Deputy Editor Emily Neil about a poem titled Katatay, by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas.

A native of Peru, Mendoza Mori always believed that it was important to learn...


Jun 20, 2019

El Hondureño y residente de Filadelfia, Allan Fajardo, nos habló de su novela, en la cual revela la historia de Honduras y la experiencia de ser inmigrante.


Jun 11, 2019

In a special edition of Literatura Oral, Deputy Editor Emily Neil and Content Producer Michelle Myers join Lily Ayllón to discuss “Cien Años de Soledad” by Gabriel García Márquez — with a millenial twist. 

“A Hundred Years of Solitude” takes us to the town of Macondo, which was founded by the Buendía...


Jun 3, 2019

Earlier this year, AL DÍA published an article about Project WOW, a program run by JEVS Human Services at Orleans Technical College that is designed as a second chance for Philadelphia’s high school dropouts—ages 18 to 24.

We’ve since returned to hear more about how this program and its dedicated team of...


Jun 3, 2019

Joining the fifth episode of Literatura Oral,  AL DÍA Deputy Editor Emily Neil sits down for a conversation with Lilia Zitlalit Ayllón, the producer of Literatura Oral, to talk about one of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca’s poems, "La Aurora."

“Dawn” (in English), is one of the pieces featured in his...