Chicana author and scholar Dr. Norma Elia Cantú uses images and poetry to chronicle her experiences growing up on the US-Mexico borderlands. In addition to reading from her award-winning Canicula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, she'll read from her new book, Cabañuelas, and her forthcoming poetry collection, Meditación Fronteriza: Poems of Life, Love, and Labor. Dr. Cantú is the Murchison Professor in the Humanities at Trinity University and a renowned Chicana writer and scholar.
We will host a reception from 4:30 - 6:15 p.m. in honor of Dr. Norma Elia Cantú in collaboration with our partners Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS), the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies at Colorado College, the Colorado State University-Pueblo Honors Program and the CSU-Pueblo President's Office. Space is limited. Please RSVP here.
The stories told in the Borderlands of Southern Colorado exhibit are getting richer. Join authors, artists, scholars, and activists from around the country this fall for the Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series as they deepen discussions an complicate narratives on various Borderlands topics. All talks are free and open to the public.
This series is sponsored by Colorado State University-Pueblo. Talks at Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center are further sponsored by the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area.