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"'My Country was not like that:' CherrĂ­e Moraga, Felicia Luna Lemas, and National Failure"

Fri, February 22, 2013 • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • PAR 203


Free and open to the public.  A talk by Julie Minich, "'My Country was not like that:' Cherríe Moraga, Felicia Luna Lemas, and National Failure" 22 February 2013 from 4:30-6p in PAR 203.

About Julie Minich

Julie Minich earned her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Smith College and went on to graduate with a Ph.D. in Spanish and Portugese from Stanford University before serving as an Assistant Professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  Her focus is on Latina/o literary and cultural studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Her book Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico, forthcoming from Temple University Press, explores how Chicana/o and Mexican cultural producers have employed disability images to expand, reinvent, and critique the concepts of nationhood and citizenship. 

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