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Arizona Translates! Keynote Address by Ofelia Zepeda and Discussion Tables

November 12, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday, November 12, 3:30-5:00pm (Keynote), 5:00-6:00pm (Discussion Tables)

In-person event: Sabino-Pima-Madera Room, Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 E 2nd St, Tucson, Arizona 85719

A member of the Tohono O’odham (formerly Papago) Nation, Ofelia Zepeda grew up in Stanfield, Arizona. She earned a BA, an MA, and a PhD in linguistics from the University of Arizona. She is the author of a grammar of the Tohono O’odham language, A Papago Grammar (1983). Zepeda’s poetry collections include Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert (1995) and Jewed’l-hoi/Earth Movements, O’Odham Poems (1996).

Following the keynote address, you are invited to move to the discussion tables at the back of the room to share your thoughts about Ofelia Zepeda’s keynote address with your fellow attendees. We encourage you to sit with someone you don’t know!

Access Information: For information about the physical features of the Marriott’s accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please visit the Marriott’s website, call 1-520-792-4100, or contact Program Manager Kelsi VanadaDownload the Marriott’s floor plan here. Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance include the Business Center; Meeting spaces and ballrooms; Public entrance alternative; Registration Desk Pathway; Registration desk; Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s). Accessible Hotel Features include: two accessible restrooms near conference meeting rooms; Accessible Self-parking; Self-parking facility, van-accessible spaces; Self-parking, accessible spaces; Service animals are welcome; Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs; Elevators.

This is a grantee event and Arizona Humanities is not directly involved in the event planning or implementation. For this reason please use the links provided to confirm dates and times and contact the host organization with any questions. 


November 12, 2021
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Tucson Marriott University Park
880 E 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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