Lecture: "Chicanidad In Yancuic Tlahtolli: Nina Marie Martínez's 'Caramba' as Chican@ Codex"
Wed, February 9, 2011 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Chicano Culture Room, UNB 4.206
In this portfolio plática, Lydia French reads a contemporary Chicana novel, Nina Marie Martínez's ¡Caramba!: A Tale Told in Turns of the Card (2004) as a reactivation of the Mesoamerican codex form that douments Chican@ belonging as a set of iterative, accumulative, and sometimes contradictory practices.
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