Save the Date for Pláticas Poderosas:
A Conversation with the Book Authors of Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico
DATE/TIME: Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (CT)
HWNT Members: FREE
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Dr. Norma E. Cantú, a daughter of the borderlands, is the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She is the founder and director of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa, and organized El Mundo Zurdo, a gathering of Anzalduistas from 2007–2019. Her most recent publications include two anthologies: Teaching Gloria E. Anzaldúa: Pedagogies and Practices for our Classrooms and our Communities, Mexicana Fashions: Politics, Self-Adornment, and Identity Construction, and Entre Guadalupe y Malinche: Tejanas in Literature and Art; Cabañuelas, a novel; and Meditación Fronteriza: Poems of Love, Life, and Labor. Cofounder of CantoMundo, she serves on the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center Conjunto de Nepantleras and the boards of the Macondo Writers Workshop and the American Folklore Society as Past President. An activist scholar, poet, writer, and folklorist she has published widely in the field of Chicane Studies and Border Studies.