2017 Borderlands Symposium, Dr. Norma E. Cantú

2017 is the second year of the Borderland's Symposium at Southwestern University. It is presented by Latin American & Border Studies with major support from Feminist Studies, The Latina History Project, the Office of Diversity Education, and the Mellon Inclusive Pedagogy Grant. Dr. Norma Elia Cantú is a prominent Chicana/o and Latina/o cultural studies expert, award-winning educator, and author of 10 books and numerous other publications on topics such as U.S.-Mexican folklore, Chicana feminisms, and Latinas/os in STEM. She currently serves as the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Endowed Professor in Humanities at Trinity University. Her scholarly works include the award-winning Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera (University of New Mexico Press) and Entre Malinche y Guadalupe: Tejanas in Literature and Art, co-edited with Inés Hernández Ávila (UT Press). Co-sponsors for the 2017 symposium include: Sociology & Anthropology, Paideia, Special Collections, Office of Student Life, English, History, Political Science, and Spanish.


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