This Thursday a project called Writing & C/Siting Houston presents personal essayists on the topic, Old Neighborhoods, New Neighbors. Four local writers will delve into their chosen Houston sites:

Nimmi Jayathurai, “Banana Leaves and Migrant Passages”

Raj Mankad, “America Varshe, America Kande: Hinduism, Ornament, and the Suburban Box”

Thomas Meloncon, “My Fifth Ward”

Gwendolyn Zepeda, “The Old Sixth Ward District (or, as we used to call it, Del Sesto)”

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 7:00 pm

Where: Robertson Auditorium, University of Houston-Downtown   Please click here for free parking information

Cost: FREE

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