The 2013 President and Provost's Diversity Lecture will feature Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz. Diaz is a 2012 MacArthur Fellow, fiction editor at Boston Review, and creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his 2008 novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and has two published short story collections, Drown (1996) and This is How You Lose Her (2012). His novel Monstro is forthcoming. This event is co-sponsored with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the English Department, and others. This event is free and open to all.