Department of Anthropology

Americo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies Fall 2007 Speaker Series

Wed, November 14, 2007 | EPS 1.128

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Professor Paredez’s recent work has focused on U.S. Latina/o performance and popular culture. Her articles, "Remembering Selena, Re-membering Latinidad," (Theatre Journal, 2002) and "Becoming Selena, Becoming Latina" (Women and Migration in the US-Mexico Borderlands, Duke University Press, 2007) comprise part of her forthcoming book, Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory, that explores the afterlife of the Tejana performer, Selena Quintanilla Perez. Professor Paredez has a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Theatre and Drama from Northwestern University.

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