Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Lecture: "Primas: A Transnational Family Odyssey"

Wed, May 4, 2011 | San Jacinto Conference Center, Room 207 AB

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Norma Elia Cantú, University of Texas at San Antonio

Professor Cantú will present brief biographies of seven cousins whose lives straddle the U.S.–Mexico borderlands to present a prototype for the diasporic reality of Chicanas in the late 20th and early 21st century. Centered on a Chicana Thirdspace Feminist analysis drawn from Chicana theorists Emma Pérez, Chela Sandoval, and Gloria Anzaldúa, her presentation explores three key concepts: (de)colonizatoin, cultural affirmation, and conocimiento.

Featured as part of the CMAS 2011 Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture Series. Public parking available in the Brazos Parking Garage, 210 East MLK, Jr. Blvd.

For more information, contact CMAS at 512.471.4557.

Sponsored by: Center for Mexican American Studies

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