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DreamHour Speaker Series: Norma Cantu

DreamHour Speaker Series: Norma Cantu19jan4:30 pm5:30 pm 3 Add to DreamList

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The DreamHour Speaker Series (The Descendant Series) featuring individuals from the community who will share their experiences as descendants of African Americans and Indigenous peoples- who contributed to making America a global power – without recognition or compensation. Presentations will be focused on the lives of descendants of African American nation and Indigenous founders in America. Presenters will share their perspectives and experiences of the challenges, struggles, and successes involved with the legacy.

4:30 PM 

Norma Cantu

Norma Elia Cantú is the President of the American Folklore Society and Murchison Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Her research and creative writing have earned her an international reputation as a scholar, poet, and novelist. Her most recent publications include the co-edited anthologies, Teaching Gloria E. Anzaldúa: Pedagogies and Practices for our Classrooms and our Communities and Mexicana Fashions: Politics, Self-Adornment, and Identity Construction; the novel, Cabañuelas, and Meditación Fronteriza: Poems of Love, Life, and Labor.


January 19, 2021 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm