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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Talk: "A Brief History of Tamales"

Thu, November 19, 2009 • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM • Long Center for the Performing Arts

The Mexican Center of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) is sponsoring a talk entitled "A Brief History of Tamales".

Austin-based food writer Claudia Alarcón will explore the pre-Hispanic origins 
of the tamal and its continued importance in Mexican cooking and culture today. This is the first talk in the speaker series Foodways of Mexico: Past, Present,and Future, 
which will look at lesser-known aspects of Mexico’s rich culinary tradition.

The talk will take place at the Long Center for the Perfroming Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704. A reception will follow the talk. 

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the Mexican Center, 512-232-2423.

Sponsored by: Mexican Center of LLILAS


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