Written by Allison Kelly
Willimantic, Conn. - Daisy Cocco De Fillipis, president of Naugatuck Valley Community College, will discuss her anthology, "Documents of Dissidence: Selected Writings by Dominican Women," at 3:30 p.m. on March 10 in the Student Center Theatre at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Cocco De Fillipis has spent two decades studying and writing about Dominican, Caribbean and Latino literatures. She has been involved with numerous grant projects supporting research that integrates technology into teaching foreign language. In 2006, Coco De Fillipis was named Woman of the Year by the Association of Dominican American Supervisors and Administrators. She is also the author of "From Desolation to Compromise: The Poetry of Aida Cartagena Portalatin."