Reflection on a presentation (Colloquium) made by Richard Blanco on his new book “The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood”

The author came to talk about his book at the Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College.

Prior to meeting him you had began to read the book The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood” and found it hysterical because you could really relate to him and his experiences.

Also mention:

1. why we (The Honors College) considered this Colloquium important enough to require your participation

2. how the Colloquium connected to at least one of your current courses, extracurricular (academic-related) activities or service-learning

3. how the Colloquium support you as an Honors College student

a. did it enrich your knowledge base? (how?)

b. provide you with a new skill? (how)

c. trigger a question? (what was your question and it’s “color”)

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